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Gettysburg: Baltimore St. and Jennie Wade House History Tour

Product ID: 316322
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Travel back in time to 1863 on this 2-hour guided walking tour of Downtown Gettysburg. Discover what life was like here during the Civil War and visit historic attractions along Baltimore Street, including the Jennie Wade House.
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Duration 2 hours
Starting time 2:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Downtown Gettysburg and discover what live was like here during the Civil War
  • Visit the house of Jennie Wade, the sole civilian casualty of the Civil War, and learn about her life
  • Uncover information about the Battle of Gettysburg from the perspective of the ordinary townspeople
Full description
Meet your friendly guide in Downtown Gettysburg and embark on a journey back in time to the Civil War. On this 2-hour walking tour, learn about the Civil War from the unique perspective of the ordinary townspeople who lived in Gettysburg. Against the backdrop of historical Baltimore Street, discover how local residents were terrorized after being trapped between 2 warring armies.

See the historic buildings and monuments along Baltimore Street, and with the help of your expert guide, compare the existing structures to what the town looked like in 1863. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the former home of Jennie Wade, the only civilian casualty of the Civil War. Listen to stories about Jennie’s life as a local in Gettysburg and how she came to be the town’s most famous resident.
Includes
  • Guided walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance into the Jennie Wade House

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Meeting point

Please meet outside the entrance to Jennie Wade House.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• The tour operates rain or shine, so please wear weather appropriate clothing

From US$ 18 per person

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