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“An important part of Adams County history”

Sachs Covered Bridge
Ranked #12 of 108 things to do in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

If you want the full battle experience in Adams County, visit Sachs Bridge. Both sides used it, and 150+ years later, it is a quiet and tranquil spot. Get good directions, though. Even around a small town like Gettysburg there are many twists and turns and you can easily get lost with all the roads around the outskirts of town.

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

I am like most of people are very skeptical when it comes to ghosts or spirits. However, this is without a doubt the creepiest place I have ever been in. Not creepy because of how it looks but the way it made you feel. I didn't know much about this place than a lot of ghost tours stop by here and see "orbs" in their picture. My fam and I visited this place around 10 AM and didn't experience anything. I loved photography which is why I wanted to visit this place to get some few shots. No orbs in my picture nor I capture any ghostly activities. I, however, do not doubt that there is history in that place. Pay some respect and not litter or vandalize the place.

Thank Jam M
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

As a lover of Covered Bridges AND history, you've got the best of both worlds with Sach's Bridge. Gorgeous bridge oozing history in one of the most historical spots in the nation...Gettysburg, PA. Very serene and a good place to visit! Highly recommend!

Thank MongotheGorilla
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

We made a quick stop at the bridge during our recent trip to Gettysburg. It's very pretty, and a nice photo op, but probably not something I'd bend over backwards to visit.

We had a heck of a time finding it. There are no signs on the main roads. After driving (twice!) a long ways down various roads and not finding anything, we finally put the random address "1 waterworks road" in our GPS. Fortunately, that brought us to Waterworks road and from there it was easy to find.

There isn't much parking at all--maybe room for four vehicles? Turning around/backing out of the parking space is also a bit tight. Definitely don't go there in an RV! There's no restroom facilities.

The bridge appears to be a popular spot for locals to fish at. We walked across the bridge from one end to the other and back, snapped a few pictures, and were ready to go. None of us saw anything "otherworldly":-).

Thank kren250
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

A beautiful and peaceful area. A great place to take pictures and just sit and relax for a while. It's tucked away from the main area so it is a little hard to find.

Thank Dyan G
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