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“You know the battle, but do you know the families?”
Travel back in time with a guide in period attire as you walk through the Shrivers’ meticulously restored 1860 home to learn the other side of the story - the civilian side of the Battle of Gettysburg. Connect to the past while you listen to the story of George, Hettie, Sadie (7) and Mollie (5) unfold as you move from room to room to appreciate what life was like before, during, and after the Civil War.
The only negative critique I have is that I wish we had a few extra minutes to gaze in at each room in Shriver House. They've paid so much attention to detail that it's impossible to truly... Read more
I stopped by here on a whim as it was a museum in town I hadn't been to before, or even heard of. I'm glad I did. My group's guide, whose name I didn't catch, was a former teacher and it showed... Read more
A very realistic tour of a civilian family's home that was affected by the Battle of Gettysburg. The tour guide was excellent - she was very knowledgeable and conducted the tour of the house in a... Read more
Shriver House Museum
- Sun: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
- Sat: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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