Love Gettysburg. Took a great friend there to track down his Great Grandfather who fought in the battle. What an experience.
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Took the Candlelight Christmas tour which is offered at the Shriver House on selected Friday & Saturday evenings during the Holiday season. The house is decorated for Christmas as it would have been in the 1860's. Very nice tour that goes through out the house...More
We have gone to the Shriver House before during the summer. This time, it was over Thanksgiving break so it was decorated for the Christmas holiday. It was a great tour with some different information we all enjoyed. Even my 8 year old son thought...More
It was a small tour by costumed guide and took 1/2 hr. We saw the battle through this family and the toll it took on their lives, especially the children. It is a very personal story but one you would not soon forget.
Excellent and authentic presentation. Our guide was very good. Very interesting to walk through the house and hear about the Shriver family. The backyard garden is true to the period. Notice the several bullet holes on the south side of the house. Tour is well...More
We were fortunate to have a very good tour guide. She did a very good job in relating the story of the Shriver family before (including their plans, aspirations), during and after the battle in Gettysburg as we toured the home they lived in. In...More
The Shriver House is a great example of a well to do family's dwelling during the 1860's. The story of the the Shriver family and their experience during the fighting in Gettysburg is very informative and interesting.
A glimpse into the lives of one family how they lived before, during and after those 3 days in July. Beautifully restored home. Very knowledgeable guide. A must see to understand the human side of the people of Gettysburg.
To start off, I'd like to say that our tour guide was the best tour guide we've ever had. We've been to many places and had many tour guides, but Bonnie was the best. She just made you feel welcome. She was knowledgeable, great with...More
Guide was able to maintain attention of three generations. We got an excellent feel of what daily life was like during Civil War and what life was like during those three days and after. It was very interesting and didn't take a ton of time.