Learn about the American Civil War – right where it happened

About the Destination

Join the two million people that visit the Gettysburg battlefield site each year. Look out over the largest battlefield shrine in the U.S. and reflect upon the significance of the 3-day Civil War battle that resulted in a truly United States of America, fuelled by President Abraham Lincoln’s call for democracy and belief that “a house divided cannot stand.”

Curriculum Connections

  • American Civil War Museum
  • Ghosts of Gettysburg walking tour
  • Lincoln Train Museum
  • Gettysburg Battlefield tour

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