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Gettysburg National Cemetery
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US$115.00*
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Gettysburg Day Trip from Washington DC
Ranked #4 of 103 things to do in Gettysburg
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Ada, Ohio
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10 reviews
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“Don't miss this”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

The Cemetery was beyond words and don't miss the chance to tour the adjoining cemetery--see the burial site of the only civilian to die in the battle of gettysburg

Visited June 2014
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Somers Point, New Jersey
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“A must see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

We finished up our tour of the battles at Gettysburg with a tour of the cemetery. I found it interesting that they started the cemetery in 1867, 4 years after the battle.

Visited June 2014
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Anchorage, AK
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“Humbling and a bit Overwhelming”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

The Soldiers National Cemetery at Gettysburg, to someone never exposed to history first hand like this, was a bit overwhelming and humbling. To have read books and been taught throughout my public school years about this portion of U.S. history I had never really comprehended of nor understood the magnitude of the sheer human costs of war. To stand in the presence of the thousands of soldiers not only from the Civil War years but WWII as well, that are interred here I left with a deeper understanding of the sacrifices made by so many to build the nation such are ours. All school students should be required to see first hand this attraction and all the others around Gettysburg in order to feel the magnitude of history here.

Visited June 2014
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Boonton, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Stand on the spot A. Lincoln delivered his famous speech”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

There is something quite strange and eerie about standing on the spot (or as close to it as one can get) where A. Lincoln delivered his famous speech - the Gettysburg Address. Standing where the giants of history stood is something you just have to experience.

Visited June 2014
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Baltimore
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“History Buffs mecca”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

This place has so much history it is unbelievable. Could not do it all in the 3 days we were there. We will definitely schedule another trip

Visited April 2014
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