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  • Landscape of the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War
  • Includes most of the Gettysburg Battlefield, as well as the reserve, supply, and hospital locations
  • Commemorates the aftermath, including the Gettysburg National Cemetery which features 43,000 American Civil War artifacts

 

Independence Hall

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  • The building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted
  • Completed in 1753 as the colonial legislature
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides

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  • Licensed guides who are available at the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Tours have been going on since 1915

 

Sight & Sound Theatres

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  • Entertainment company that produces Bible stories live on stage
  • Opened in 1976

 

Chanticleer Garden

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  • 48 acre botanical garden built on the grounds of the Rosengarten estate
  • Built in 1912 as a summer cottage, opened in 1993

 

Little Round Top

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  • Two rocky hills adjacent to a taller hill named Big Round Top
  • Site of an unsuccessful assault by the Confederate troops against the Union in 1863
  • The assault was the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Culminated in a dramatic downhill bayonet charge by the Union Army’s defensive line

 


 

Costs

all flights $563

food $45/day x 8 days = $360

hotel $46/day x 7 days = $322

tickets (all attractions) $142

TOTAL for whole itinerary $1,387