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A Look Back at 2018 in Gettysburg – A Year of Visitor Photos

2018 was an amazing and inspiring year in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania! We welcomed many new businesses and events and watched as others continued to thrive. Adams County’s craft beverage trail, the Adams County Pour Tour, launched in May. The community got the taste of the second annual Bounty of the County event, celebrating the harvests of Adams County’s countryside farms. We commemorated the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, as well as Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. And we saw great success in the Gettysburg community’s inaugural Christmas Festival event. As always, the best part is witnessing the beauty and excitement of Gettysburg and Adams County through the eyes of you – ... Read This Story

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My Gettysburg Address

In 2018, we are celebrating the 155th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. On Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered 272 words that not only helped dedicate Gettysburg’s Soldiers’ National Cemetery, ... Read

Take a Walk in President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Footsteps

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