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Gettysburg Licensed Town Historians

11 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
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Great walking tour!

Very knowledgeable historian (Susan Swope) who taught us so many interesting details of Gettysburg... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2017
Loriwarn
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Hazleton
Tragedy & Mystery Tour

Jane was a delightful tour guide. We had so much fun walking the town with her. Her spirits were... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2017
mwellover
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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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A town changed forever! Walk the streets of Gettysburg and hear the civilians' experiences before, during, and after the 1863 battle. Experience Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg. Venture to Gettysburg's seldom seen places. Knowledgeable historians offer a variety of tours that will delight and interest visitors of all ages. As of the summer of 2016, the fee for a 90 minute tour is $25 for adults, $10 for youth 9 to 18, and free for children 8 and under.
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11 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Very knowledgeable historian (Susan Swope) who taught us so many interesting details of Gettysburg and the Civil War.

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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Jane was a delightful tour guide. We had so much fun walking the town with her. Her spirits were high despite the pouring rain!

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

We had a wonderful afternoon tour with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian. We learned so many things we would not otherwise have known. It is also nice to have an expert source for answering questions you might have.

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Reviewed June 29, 2017

On my honeymoon with my wife. Neither of us had been to Gettysburg, but I had a working knowledge of the battle in and around the town, and my wife has a keen curiosity about history. Our guide, Jerry, was nothing short of fantastic. From...More

Thank CondorAndBluebird
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

I visited Gettysburg PA on June 12, 2017 and took a tour of the town with Jerry LaRusso, one of the Gettysburg Licensed Town Historians. We had a great time with Jerry and learned a lot about what happened in the town during the 3...More

Thank Holly F
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

Jerry was our guide for the 90 minute walking tour of Gettysburg. He is very knowledgable about what happened in the town before, during and after the battle and told stories to relay this information, not just giving dry facts and dates. Any question we...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2016

My son and I were very lucky to have Susan Swope take us on a fascinating walking tour of Gettysburg. Susan's family has been in Gettysburg well prior to the Battle, and she presented a very informed and personal view of this amazing small town....More

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Reviewed July 28, 2016

Very good walking tour of downtown Gettysburg. My guide was very nice and brought the story of the civilians to life.

Thank Marcy P
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Reviewed July 2, 2016

These tour offerings will round out your trip to Gettysburg. Learn more in-depth stories about the civilians who lived through the battle, the women who stepped in to save the town and their families, the free blacks who were forced to encounter the war on...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2016

There is no shortage of tours in and around Gettysburg, PA and it is a confusing decision for visitors. But this tour is the best by far. It's a 90-minute easy walking tour of the town, not the battlefield. The tour guides are experienced historians...More

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