Everyone wants to know what makes Gettysburg  such a special place and why it is so enjoyed by our visitors. Is it the rich American Civil War history, the relaxing and beautiful countryside, that it is only 1 1/2 hours from Baltimore/Washington DC or the many activities to do? This web site attempts to give you the answer.
We, the townspeople of Gettysburg, welcome you into our internet home and invite you to visit our area to participate in the 140th Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary activities. will keep you informed of all special events.
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The Official Web Site of the
Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau

Adams County Bicentennial

Gettysburg Expedition Guide This award-winning guide to the Battle of Gettysburg includes a self-guided battlefield audio tour (tape or CD), a 56-page guidebook, and a computer CDROM. Click here to learn why The Gettysburg Discussion Group called the Gettysburg Expedition Guide, "The complete package for a traveler to Gettysburg." Experience the history of Gettysburg through computer animation, audio narration, detailed battle maps, and much more. (11832 bytes)


The Annual Gettysburg Civil
War Battle Reenactment


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Adams County


We welcome you to our 300 pages of information and hope you enjoy a pleasant visit!
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Lincoln Room Museum
See where the famous address was written.
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Look for these flags throughout our web site for interesting footnotes on the Battle of Gettysburg!
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Thank you for visiting our web site. We welcome you to come to Gettysburg to visit us anytime. We have many living history events throughout the year and Adams County is beautiful country in any season.


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Visitors Information Center
Everything you need to plan your trip to the Gettysburg area
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Gettysburg Battle Information Center
History, Stories, Maps,  Gettysburg Address
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Living History Information Center
Reenactor Calendar, Locations and Pictures.
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Community Information Center
Chamber of Commerce & other local information
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Yuletide Festival
Highlights include tours of decorated historic homes, Christmas Parade, live nativity scene, caroling, holiday concerts, holiday dessert tasting, candlelight walking tour and New Year's Eve Celebration

140th Anniversary Reenactments
Experience a live Civil War Battle.  July 4th, 5th and 6th, 2003.  More Info.
Can't make it?  Living History programs are presented throughout the year.  More Info.

Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau offers Free Booklet
gcvb booklet Available online, this full color booklet provides 72 pages of vacation ideas. More Info. Photo: Paul Witt


Coming this summer to
>Photos of the July reenactments
>View your own states memorial to her fallen sons
>3D Virtual Reality view from the Seminary Cupola
>And look for online shopping and contests in the months ahead

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
A National Holiday to reflect upon the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights leader.

Gettysburg's Unknown Battlefield
Long known by local citizens, this battlefield is now becoming discovered by visitors. More Info.

Yes, there was a Gettysburg before the 1863 Battle
Adams County has a rich history that begins more than four score and seven years before the Battle of Gettysburg. More Info.

Tourism 2nd largest industry in Adams County
Serving the tourism industry is the number one goal of the Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau through a large program of advertising and promotions. More Info.

Lincoln Train Station to be Restored
A citizen and  government partnership effort is successful in gaining ownership and funding. More Info.

What's Camping All About?
The term "camping" has taken on new meaning during the past few years.  More Info.

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This site is dedicated to the spirit of all the soldiers who fought here as a tribute to loyalty.
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Gettysburg, PA 17325

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