Category Archives: David Wills House

Gettysburg’s Lincoln Train Station

Since 2009, legislation has been pending in Congress to expand the boundary of Gettysburg National Military Park to include Gettysburg’s historic Lincoln Train Station.  This would allow the National Park Service to preserve the site and improve our interpretation of … Continue reading


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Was Lincoln an Afterthought?

    As we near the 150th anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address it seems an appropriate time to reflect on the question of the president’s involvement in the dedication ceremony. Was he … Continue reading

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Long Remembered – A Downtown Walking Tour

By the early 1860s, Gettysburg was a town on the move. With a thriving wagon and carriage industry, a rich agricultural bounty, and multiple institutions of higher education, the town of 2,400 citizens was productive, cultured, and embracing the potentials … Continue reading

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Cruise Through the Streets of Gettysburg, 1863

Ever wonder what it would be like to walk through the streets of Gettysburg just a few short months after the battle? Now you can, in your mind’s eye, when you visit the new, detailed scale model of the town … Continue reading

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