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Jennie Wade House

548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
+1 717-334-4100
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Made history interesting

I toured with my sis and bff and it was well worth the price of admission. Ben was an excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
laura p
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philadelphia
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Well worth a visit

I took the tour earlier in November. Our guide was Starr, who obviously loves her job and loves the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Richard E
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Longmont, Colorado
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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%
Travellers talk about
“bullet holes” (94 reviews)
“our tour guide” (144 reviews)
“baking bread” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
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+1 717-334-4100

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I toured with my sis and bff and it was well worth the price of admission. Ben was an excellent story teller. And for a small house, I feel like we got alot of history. And their gift shop had lots of food things, pretty...More

Thank laura p
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took the tour earlier in November. Our guide was Starr, who obviously loves her job and loves the Jennie Wade House itself. Her passion for her work shone throughout the tour, and she included small details about the former residents of the house and...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ben, our guide, was very personable and informative. Real people from Civil War times come alive in this tour. Shouldn’t be missed in Gettysburg!

Thank Tericloth
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is my 8th year in a row visiting Gettysburg and strange enough stay overnight at the1863 Gettysburg Inn and not once have I visited tge Jennie Wade House. Well my 8th year was a real treat when friends and I decided to book a...More

Thank danno1258
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We unfortunately missed the inside tour but walking around the property was still very interesting. The kids were fascinated with the history of the house and Jennie Wade. We were able to see the actual hole the bullet carved through the door as it made...More

Thank srmorgan516
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide was extremely knowledgable and entertaining. it was very interesting to see how Jennie lived and Died during the war. Many relics from the war on display. The house has been kept just as it was during the war. Worth every minute you will...More

Thank clewingjr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Liz Lang was excellent! it is a don't miss tour . My family enjoyed the story of Jenny Wade. We took the last tour at 9 pm which was the ghost and history tour .

Thank Ccindyfree
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour of Jennie Wade house was the highlight of my trip. Our tour guide Starr was amazing. She was very knowledgeable and even suggested we visit her burial site. It was quite informative and enjoyable!

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the tour. Our guide was very enthusiastic and really made the story of Jenny Wade come to life. would recommend this tour to anyone.

Thank lrmccoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, first, this is not Jennie Wade's house. It is a duplex, half of which was owned by her sister and her husband. Jennie and her mother were there taking care of her sister after her sister had her baby. Jennie and her mother were...More

Thank Becky T
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Laura L
20 October 2017|
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Response from Lori M | Reviewed this property |
Quality Inn Battlefield is pet friendly,I just stayed there last weekend and I highly recommend this motel.
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Laura L
20 October 2017|
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Response from Rich K | Reviewed this property |
I can only answer with what I know. I've seen pets on leashes all throughout the battlefield. The battlefield is HUGE with tons of open space expansive fields which you are permitted to walk on anywhere you wish. I'm not... More
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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
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