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General Lee's Headquarters Museum

401 Buford Avenue, PA 17325
+1 717-334-3141
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I loved this historic spot. It's not a lot to see and a quick visit but it was nice to see this... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Susette C
Quaint small museum.

A nice change from all the monuments and memorials at Gettysburg. The guides are great and it is... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
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401 Buford Avenue, PA 17325
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I loved this historic spot. It's not a lot to see and a quick visit but it was nice to see this important spot. So glad the Civil War Preservation got thee hands on this gem.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

A nice change from all the monuments and memorials at Gettysburg. The guides are great and it is well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I stayed at the Quality Inn on this property years ago, so it's nice to see the area restored to its 1863 appearance. The actual building is nicely restored but there could have been so much more in terms of explanation of the battle and...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

I would recommend stopping by the little museum, especially on the days it is open to the public. Our guide was very informative about the structure of the house during that time and the placards around the property give you a good idea of how...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This 4 acre property on the north side of the Chambersburg Pike just west of Gettysburg and situated on Seminary Ridge has an interpretive trail with 5 informative plaques that provide a good overview of the first day of the battle. The house itself is...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This tiny museum is jewel set next to a really nice boutique that sells real things ... just a stone throw from a huge interpretation centre full of made in china souvenirs. This is the place to go for authenticity .. the staff are dedicated...More

Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 29 March 2015

We drove to General Lee's headquarters because nothing on the web said it was closed. Maybe one day it will reopen or we can hope

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Reviewed 14 September 2014

This was very interesting. Not very big - but a lot of things to look at including the actual table General Lee sat at. Its free and definitely worth the 30-45 minutes to visit. Helps you understand his role....

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Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

Very small place but packed with artifacts. A nice place to stop on your way into Gettysburg. Glad we stopped.

Thank Tommy J
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

This is the actual building that General Lee used as a command post during the battle. We were amazed by the artifacts contained in the free, self -guided museum next to the gift shop and the Quality Inn hotel on the grounds. There was a...More

Thank Barbara H
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