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Jennie Wade House

548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
+1 717-334-4100
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Excellent tour, very informative!

We've never taken the tour, but always hear the story of Jennie Wade, so decided to go. So glad we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jesseca A
via mobile
Great tour

Best tour we had in Gettysburg. Our tour guide, Starr, made it come alive. You can tell she loves... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Judy B
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The Jennie Wade House is a guided tour with the guides in period clothing taking you through the home where the only civilian killed during the battle of Gettysburg was tragically lost. As the story unfolds the guides take you room to room following the path of the family on July 3rd 1863.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bullet holes” (87 reviews)
“our tour guide” (134 reviews)
“baking bread” (22 reviews)
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548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
+1 717-334-4100

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've never taken the tour, but always hear the story of Jennie Wade, so decided to go. So glad we did! Our tour guide was very good at setting the scene and very thorough in explaining the history of what happened there. We got to...More

1  Thank Jesseca A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best tour we had in Gettysburg. Our tour guide, Starr, made it come alive. You can tell she loves her work! Even held the interest of our 11 year old grandson.

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed 'George,' our tour guide and learning about the only civilian to be killed during the Gettysburg three-day battle.

Thank 826bobbiet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little tour, very friendly staff. Tour guide Starr is very friendly and knows her stuff. It's a nice little museum and gift shop.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a wonderful little stop while your in town. we truly enjoyed the tour and the time spent looking around

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed hearing the story of what happened to Jenny Wade. Tour guide was very informative with what happened at that time.

1  Thank debannpink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my children really enjoy this tour the house and all the amazing stories that happened there was just espectacular it really touched our hearts

Thank Willie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My twin sister, her daughter and family along with myself took a mini vacation visiting some of the sites in Gettysburg. One of the tours that I loved the most was at the Jennie Wade House and our tour guide was Starr. Her knowledge and...More

Thank VanessaCharline
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard about Jennie Wade as a kid--the only civilian killed in the brutal three day Battle in Gettysburg. While kneading bread in her sister Georgia's kitchen, a sniper bullet pierced through two doors and killed 20-year-old Jennie Wade instantly. Although it's called the...More

Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first tour we took in Gettysburg when we arrived. The tour guide was informative and kept my 10 year old daughters attention the entire time. We all learned so much about this one civilian killed in Gettysburg during the Civil War. So...More

Thank partnersajk
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Amy Ryann R
15 May 2017|
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
The Jennie Wade House History Tour can be purchased in the Gift Shop next door to the Jennie Wade House. The Tour is done by someone in period attire and with the house being so small the tour groups are limited in size... More
21 March 2016|
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Response from Tajm10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. The lot is free as of Sept 2015. There is also a couple of spots at the Jenny Wade House itself.
Linda G
4 October 2015|
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
Linda, There is no fee to enter the Gettysburg National Military Park as it surrounds the town of Gettysburg. The cost for Adults is $30 per person for a 2 Hour Battlefield Bus Tour with a Licensed Battlefield Guide or $26... More