Children of Gettysburg 1863

Children of Gettysburg 1863
The Interactive Adventure for Young Historians

Coming Late Summer 2021
at the Rupp House HIstory Center

Remember experiencing Gettysburg with your family?

In the Summer of 2021, the newly-renovated Rupp House becomes the home to Gettysburg's most family-friendly history adventure.

Children of Gettysburg 1863

 

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Children of Gettysburg 1863

 

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At A Glance

Wheelchair accessible
451 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 (MAP)
Metered street parking. Self-parking garage located on Racehorse Alley (MAP)

Hours:

Currently Closed

Children of Gettysburg 1863 at the Rupp House opens in late Summer 2021.

Historic Sites

Eisenhower National Historic Site

Step into the weekend retreat and retirement home of President Dwight D. and Mamie Eisenhower. With its original furnishings and décor, the home offers an intimate perspective of home life for the Eisenhowers in the 1950s.

 

A tour of the property includes the charming home, putting green, bountiful garden, entertainment patio, cattle barns and a skeet and trap shoot.

 

Grounds Open (Free Access)
Home & Reception Area Remain Closed
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Gettysburg National Cemetery

Walk the hallowed grounds and take a moment to reflect on those who have given–and are willing to give–“the last full measure of devotion.”


President Lincoln delivered his immortal Gettysburg Address in dedicating the cemetery as the final resting place for more than 3,500 Union soldiers.

George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

Walk the grounds, hear the stories and feel the emotions of life–and death–at this historic farm suddenly transformed into a field hospital.

Volunteers provide insight and authentic accounts of experiences on the farm during the battle. Admission is included with purchase of a Film, Cyclorama & Museum Experience ticket or Friends of Gettysburg membership.

David Wills House

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

The home where President Lincoln stayed prior to delivering his Gettysburg Address, the David Wills House features a seven-gallery interactive museum relating the story of Wills, Lincoln’s visit and the Gettysburg Address.

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station™

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

In 1863, enthusiastic crowds gathered outside the depot in hopes of catching a glimpse of the president upon his arrival to Gettysburg.

 

Walk in Lincoln’s footsteps in this free-to-visit museum featuring a self-guided tour with exhibits and artifacts relating to Lincoln and the railroad’s role in the history of Gettysburg.

Plan Your Visit to Gettysburg.

Whether you are visiting for the first time, or you return year-after-year, we can help you plan your visit.