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2017 News

Gettysburg Foundation Wins Multiple Awards in 2017!

October 25, 2017



Gettysburg Foundation is proud to announce multiple awards as a tourist attraction in 2017 for excellence in visitor experience 

For the third year, Trip Advisor, the World's Largest Travel Site with 500 million+ traveler reviews, has awarded the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center its Certificate of Excellence, which recognizes establishments that consistently earn great TripAdvisor reviews from travelers.  

The American Bus Association (ABA) serves a thriving industry that provides more than 600 million passenger trips annually on charters, tours, scheduled service and shuttles. In June, the ABA presented the Museum and Visitor Center their Best of the Best 2017 award for travel industry members that goes above and beyond as a travel destination. 

More locally, Celebrate Gettysburg and Harrisburg magazines reader surveys put the Museum and Visitor Center on top as Gettysburg’s Greatest and Reader’s Choice, respectively. In addition, the George Spangler Civil War Field Hospital barn preservation project won Historic Gettysburg-Adams County Preservation Society’s 2017 Restoration Award for excellence in preserving the past. 

“We are delighted to receive these numerous awards,” said Matthew Moen, president of the Gettysburg Foundation. “Our staff, volunteers and donors make possible all of our preservation and education efforts, resulting in a top-notch visitor experience.”