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Gettysburg is famous for the bloody Civil War battle that tried to turn the tide of the war, and the famous address President Lincoln gave at the dedication of the soldier's cemetery, now a national historical park. There are many ways to learn of these events in Gettysburg. See live history performances or hear trained actors in period costumes reenact the battle. Tour the site by horseback, on Segways, or in a yellow 1930's bus. Or take the tour at your own pace through an audio CD. See where Lincoln stayed at the Willis House or experience the train ride he took from Washington DC where he wrote the now infamous speech.
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Long before the Civil War, there was a Gettysburg. Founded in the 1730's, it was a trading post and tavern often raided by Indians. Hear the tale of Mary Jameson who at the age of 16 was kidnapped in a raid and lived most of her life with the Seneca tribe, marrying two chiefs. Eat in tavern restaurants depicting the colonial life. After the War, other famous people such as President Eisenhower and Ann Seton resided near Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg offers more than battle reenactments and Civil War memorabilia. Just a few miles from here is the Appalachian Trail which runs through Caldo State Park. See covered bridges nearby or hike nature trails. Rent kayaks in summer and navigate the rivers. Play golf on regional golf courses like the Links or Meadow Brook. Have some family fun time at a miniature golf and ice cream parlor, or get tickets for a nationally known performer or show at the Majestic Theater. Come during one of the apple festivals in May and October. Year round you'll find affordable motel rooms and comfortable lodgings nearby.