The Gettysburg Foundation is excited to announce the Gettysburg Perspectives Special Battlefield Tour Series, a brand new tour option for first-time visitors as well as loyal return visitors to Gettysburg.
What is the Gettysburg Perspectives Special Battlefield Tour Series?
This is a brand new tour series that the Gettysburg Foundation is offering to visitors. It is collaboration with Gettysburg Tour Center who will provide the buses. All tours are conducted by Licensed Battlefield Guides who are authorities and experts on the topics they are presenting.
Each tour will have a different theme and focus to show the visitors a different “perspective” of the Battle of Gettysburg. Some tours will include a comprehensive tour of the battlefield with additional time spent elaborating on their theme (good for 1st time visitors) and other tours will be focused more on the theme itself and bypass the standard battlefield tour (ideal for the return visitor who wants to go on a more in-depth tour on a specific subject).
“Perspectives” tours will be offered throughout the summer, primarily on weekends. A full list of dates and tours will be provided soon.
General Information about all “Gettysburg Perspectives” tours:
- Tours are 3-hours long
- $45 each for Adults and Youth (there will be a special youth price on the 4th of July only)
- All tours are primarily bus tours with stops requiring a varied amount of walking
- A bottle of water and snack are provided to all who participate
- A bathroom break will be provided during the tour
- Call reservations for tickets or buy tickets the day of the tour
- Space is limited to 43 people per bus
Why is it called “Gettysburg Perspectives Special Battlefield Tour Series”?
The Battle of Gettysburg is a page of America’s history that is as multidimensional as the country itself. For every soldier and every citizen who lived through and died on the fields of Gettysburg, there is a unique story. Each story illuminates another piece of truth and paints a picture of heart, heroism, tragedy and terror; a picture that is wholly human.
Visitors are invited to discover the different “perspectives” of the Battle of Gettysburg while exploring this hallowed ground.
Friday, July 6, 2012 at 2 PM—-Theme: Southern
Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 2 PM–Little Round Top, walking
All tours will depart from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Seats for each tour are limited. Tickets may be purchased at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center or by calling (877) 874-2478.
Come join us.