Ghosts of the Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour

The Battle of Gettysburg was horrific. Soldiers teetered on the threshold between this world and whatever comes after. Centuries later, long after the battle, their stories continue. Journey to sites on the Gettysburg Battlefield where mysterious and unexplainable happenings have taken place. These are the true stories of eerie encounters, experienced by visitors to the battlefield. This self-guided audio tour is narrated by Mark Nesbitt, author of Ghosts of Gettysburg,

Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Check battlefield hours before your visit. This is not an entrance ticket.

Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a password and an app. Download app, enter the password, & download tour. When you arrive, go to the Gettysburg Heritage Center to start the tour. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience.

Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking!

per adult from

$13

NZD

Duration

2 to 3 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • GPS Map
    • Audios and Text
    • Online Support
    What's excluded :
    • Admission to Paid Attractions
    • Entry/Admission - Mark Nesbitt's Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Walking Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Eisenhower National Historic Site
    • Entry/Admission - Little Round Top
    • Entry/Admission - Devil's Den
    • Entry/Admission - The George Weikert Farm
    • Entry/Admission - State of Pennsylvania Monument
    • Entry/Admission - Codori Farm
    • Entry/Admission - Pickett's Charge
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Mark Nesbitt's Ghosts of Gettysburg Candlelight Walking Tours, 271 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA

    Today’s stories are brought to you by Mark Nesbitt, who is the first to create ghost walking tours in Gettysburg. Based on his own frightening experiences living in Gettysburg for over thirty years and the ghost stories told to him by the people who actually experienced them, these stories combine town history with the mystery of the spirit world.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA

    The first day's fighting of the three-day battle was over, it had swirled across the farm fields to the west, north, and east of the Pennsylvania Crossroads town.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Schmucker Hall, 111 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA

    Schmucker Hall, or old dorm, saw its share of horrors during and after the battle, it was appropriated for use as one of the first hospitals on July 1st.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Eisenhower National Historic Site, 250 Eisenhower Farm Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7108

    The fields to the right of your vehicle are part of the Eisenhower farm. President Dwight David Eisenhower, supreme commander of allied forces during the invasion of Europe in World War- 2, chose a battlefield upon which to retire in 1961 after his presidency.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Little Round Top, Gettysburg, PA

    Just as our logic is sometimes fooled by the unexplainable sights and sounds of decades past. Is it possible that whoever or whatever it is that creates these images could be fooled by our presence?

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Devil's Den, Sickles Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA

    No one knows for sure where the named Devil's Den came from. But regardless of where the name originated it was never more apropos than on the second deadly day of July in the year 1863.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The George Weikert Farm, United States Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA

    Her roommate traveled frequently in her job for the National Park Service and she was alone in the house watching television one night. The drone of the TV had gone on for a while when she was suddenly aware of another noise in the house beside the TV.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: State of Pennsylvania Monument, Hancock Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325

    The Woman in White has sometimes been spotted here. Although she’s more frequently seen at Spangler’s Spring, far to the right of where we are now, you can hear about encounters with her by pausing and clicking on the Learn More button, below.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Codori Farm, 876-998 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA

    The Codori house in Gettysburg stood virtually in the middle of the site of some of the worst carnage in American history. In about 40 minutes of marching over the lush fields and fighting across the now famous stonewall.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pickett's Charge, Gettysburg, PA

    West Confederate Avenue runs along Seminary Ridge, the main Confederate battle line on July 2nd, and 3rd the cannons and monuments marked the positions of Confederate units long gone now from Gettysburg and from this earth all around you as you drive is now peaceful field men died slowly.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Gettysburg Heritage Center, 297 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA
    Departure Time :
    7/30/2020 - 11/17/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    1st Delaware Infantry Monument, 1st Delaware Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Hancock Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Please check state guidelines before heading out for the tour. Stay Safe.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Written, English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Adventures Abroad

Activity ID: V-259177P14

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