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Valley Forge Afternoon

This falls under the category of since we are there anyway why not visit….  We spent the morning in Gettysburg and our hotel for the night was in King of Prussia.  311 more words

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Visiting Gettysburg

When planning what we wanted to see in Pennsylvania my Dad brought up Gettysburg.  A quick look at a map confirmed it was very possible to alter our route to include a stop over to tour the the battle field area.  719 more words

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Tourism to Gettysburg and Eisenhower Parks creates $95 million in economic benefits

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1.2 million visitors to Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site in 2015 spent $71.1 million in communities near the parks. 305 more words


Try the town one over...

When my Dad threw out the idea to visit Gettysburg I started looking at my hotel points stash.  I have 3 different chains that I could potentially stay for free with my points.  523 more words

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Gettysburg Jamboree

We were halfway to Gettysburg—our troop spring trip—when our scoutmaster said we would stop for lunch at the next Roy Rogers. While the two patrols wolfed down fried chicken and hot roast beef sandwiches, Grossmann stayed in the van with his Matzah crackers and canned tuna because it was Passover, and also because he had kept kosher ever since returning from a trip to Israel that previous summer. 153 more words

Off to Pennsylvania!

We spent spring break this year checking out three potential colleges for my daughter.  We hit a couple last year and I am sure we will hit a couple next year.  624 more words

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Question of the Week: 4/25-5/1/2016

Which hill was most crucial to the Federal victory at Gettysburg and why (i.e. Culp’s Hill, Cemetery Hill, etc…)?