The Haunted Orphanage

Do you know the truth about Gettysburg’s spookiest locations? Joe shares the stories behind Gettysburg’s Haunted Orphanage and the Jennie Wade House.

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  1. Sue roach says:

    Interested

    • bonnie says:

      The Orphanage Tour is scheduled Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday at 7 PM. The tour is also scheduled on Friday and Saturdays but the time varies.
      Call (717) 334-6296 for time and availability.

  2. linda says:

    we will be in Gettysburg labor day weekend & are interested in the orphanage tour.

    • bonnie says:

      The schedule for Labor Day Weekend for Ghostly Images is as follows:
      Friday, September 4: Ghostly Encounter (Orphanage) at 7 PM, Orphan Tour at 8 PM, Ghostly Encounter (Wade) at 9 PM, Jennie Wade Walking Tour at 10 PM and Midnight Adventure (Orphanage) at 10:45 PM. Saturday, September 5: Orphan Tour at 7 PM and 10 PM, Ghostly Encounter (Orphan) at 8:30 PM, Haunted Bus at 8 PM, Jennie Wade Walking Tour at 8 PM & 9:15 PM, Midnight Adventure (Jennie Wade) at 10:45 PM. Sunday, September 6: Orphan Tour at 7 PM & 9 PM, Ghostly Encounter (Wade) at 7:30 PM, Jennie Wade Walking Tour at 9 PM, Haunted Bus at 8 PM and Ghostly Encounter (Orphanage) at 10:15 PM.

      Tickets can be purchased online (www.GhostlyImages.net) or by calling (717) 334-6296 or our toll free # (877) 680-8687 (payment is required at time of reservation).

      All other questions can be directed to ghostlyimages@gburgtours.com .

  3. Denise ballard says:

    Looking to do the orphanage late night til the early morning

    • bonnie says:

      If you are looking to do an investigation of the Orphanage please call (800) 447-8788. Otherwise
      our Orphanage Tours are 8 PM in September on Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday. Friday and Saturday Nights vary.
      Call (717) 334-1156 for more information.

      If I can be of further assistance, please email ghostlyimages@gburgtours.com

  4. Bre says:

    What are your hours for December 23rd-January 3rd? And what all does the tour include? Very interested!

    • bonnie says:

      We are open December 23 (9 AM – 4 PM); December 24 (9 AM – 1 PM); December 25 (closed); December 26-December 31 (9 AM – 4 PM); January 1 (closed); January 2-3 (9 AM -4 PM). Tour time on December 23 @ 10:45 AM; December 24 (no tours); December 26-December 30 @ 10:45 AM & 1:15 PM; December 31, Jan. 2-3 @ 10:45 AM. Tour has a Licensed Battlefield Guide on board and it covers all three days that took place in Gettysburg. Cost: Adults $30; Children (ages 6-12) $19. Reservations can be made by calling (717) 334-6296 or they can also be purchased online.

  5. David Black says:

    My wife and I will be in Gettysburg memorial day weekend which is also my birthday (28th). We are very interested in going on the orphanage ghost tour, also just wondering if there is a military discount. Thank you.

    • bonnie says:

      Thanks for your interest. There are no discounts available on Ghost Tours. We have the following tours scheduled on May 27th: Ghostly Encounter (Jennie Wade) at 8 PM, Orphan Tour (Walking) at 8:30 PM, Jennie Wade Walking Tour at 9:30 PM, Friday Night Fright (Orphanage) at 10:30 PM; May 28th: Orphan Tour (Walking)at 7 PM, Jennie Wade Walking Tour at 7:30 PM, Haunted Bus Tour at 8 PM, Rosa’s Demise at 8:30 PM, Jennie Wade Walking Tour at 9 PM, Saturday Night Suspense (Jennie Wade) at 10:45 PM; May 29th: Orphan Tour (Walking) at 7:30 PM, Haunted Bus Tour at 8 PM, Jennie Wade Walking Tour at 9 PM, Ghostly Encounter (Orphanage) at 10 PM. If I can be of further assistance please direct to info@gburgtours.com.

  6. Beth says:

    hi we were thinking of coming into the area on june 26th in the late afternoon. I have an extreme ghost adventuring teenager who is obsessed with this location. what are your hours for 6/26/16 and 6/27/16

    • bonnie says:

      Ghostly Images is open 10 AM until last tour which is 10 PM. If you have any other questions you can call (717) 334-1156 and questions
      can be answered. If I can be of further assistance, please direct questions to ghostlyimages@gburgtours.com

  7. Beth says:

    yikes also forgot to ask what the prices are for adults and children. I have a 14 year old, a 10 year old and then a 5 and 6 year old.

    • bonnie says:

      Walking Tours are $10 per person (ages 8 and over); Ghostly Encounters are $12 per person (not recommended for children under 10).
      7 and under are free.

  8. Jennifer says:

    Is this still open for tours?

    • bonnie says:

      Ghostly Images of Gettysburg still does tours in the Orphanage. Their schedule can be found on http://www.GhostlyImages.net. Infomration or
      questions by by emailing ghostlyimages@gburgtours.com or calling (717) 334-1156. Hours 10 AM – 10 PM (Sunday-Thursday) and 10 AM – 10:30 PM on Friday’s and 10 AM – 10:45 PM on Saturday’s.

  9. Deb says:

    Arriving in Gettsyburg Sept16 and leaving the 18. Is there an Orphanage tour and my husband is handicapped so is there seating available?

    • bonnie says:

      We have the following tours on those dates: Sept. 16–Ghostly Encounter (Wade) at 8 PM, Orphan Tour at 8:30 PM, Jennie Wade Tour at
      9:30 PM; Sept. 17–Jennie Wade at 8 PM, Ghostly Encounter (Orphanage) at 8:30 PM, Ghostly Encounter (Jennie Wade) at 9:15 PM and Orphan Tour at 10:15 PM. Half of the tours are conducted outside and the remainder takes you inside. Their are stairs in both buildings and a 2-3 block walk outside. Ghostly Images has a 23 minute sight & sound presentation that is available during the day that tells ghost stories. I hope this helps. If you have any other questions you can either call Ghostly Images at (717) 334-1156 or email: ghostlyimages@gburgtours.com

  10. Diana says:

    I have 5 friends who want to do a ghost tour. I heard that the orphanage was the best. I’ve been on a couple that allowed children and it was awful !!! Do you have any tours where kids have to be at least 14 or older? What is the cost?

    • bonnie says:

      Our Ghostly Encounter Tours and the Saturday Night Suspense (jennie Wade) and the Friday Night Fright (Oprhange)Tours are not recommended for
      children under 10. Just remember we do not have someone jumping out at you. The Ghostly Encounters are $12 per person and the other
      2 are $15 per person. Any other questions can be directed to ghostlyimages@gburgtours.com or by calling (717) 334-1156.

  11. Allison says:

    Any special ghost tours or investigations the weekend before Halloween? Will be in the area with two friends.

    • bonnie says:

      I’ve listed tour schedule below:

      Friday, October 28
      Orphan Tour (Walking) 7:30 PM
      Ghostly Encounter (Jennie Wade) 8:30 PM
      Ghostly Encounter (Orphanage) 9 PM
      Jennie Wade Walking Tour 10:15 PM
      Friday Night Fright (Orphanage) 10:30 PM

      Saturday, October 29

      Orphan Tour (Walking) 6 PM, 7:30 PM, 10:30 PM
      Jennie Wade Walking Tour 6:15 PM, 9:15 PM
      Haunted Bus Tour 7 PM
      Ghostly Encounter (Jennie Wade) 7:45 PM
      Ghostly Encounter (Orphanage) 9 PM
      Saturday Night Suspense (Jennie Wade) 10:45 PM

      Cost

      Walking Tours $10 per person (ages 8 and over)
      Ghostly Encounter’s $12 per person (Not suitable for children under 10)
      Friday Night Fright
      & Saturday Night Suspense $15 per person (may not be suitable for children under 10)

      Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.ghostlyimages.net or by calling (717) 334-1156.
      Advanced ticket purchases are recommended. Tickets are non refundable.

      Any other questions can be directed to ghostlyimages@gburgtours.com

  12. marla albright says:

    Oct. 1st a group of 8 are interested in the orphanage tour. Is there any times available that evening?

    • bonnie says:

      We have availability on all of the tours on October 1st, 2016. I would suggest calling to make your reservation. Payment is required at time of reservation. Tours will sell out in October. Call (717) 334-1156. Hours: Monday–10 am- 8 pm; Tuesday (12 pm – 8 pm); Wednesday (12 pm-8 pm); Thursday (12 pm- 8 pm); Friday (10 am – 9:30 pm); Saturday (10 am – 10:15 pm); Sunday (10 am – 8 pm). Beginning September 30th Friday hours (10 am – 10:30 pm) and Saturday hours (10 am – 10:45 pm).

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