President Lincoln's Visit - Gettysburg Address: At 11 am on Feb. 16, 17 & 18 take a 60 min walk with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian through the streets of Gettysburg and experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg. You will walk where he walked and see what he saw and hear civilians' stories of what they experienced those two days in November 1863. You will also learn about the planning of the Soldiers' National Cemetery and the Dedication Day Ceremony. This is a 60 min walk at $15 per person, children 8 and under are free. Reservations requested.
President Eisenhower & Gettysburg: At 1 pm on Feb. 16, 17 & 18 take a 60 min walk with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian and let us share the Eisenhower's Gettysburg experience beginning in 1915 and ending with the General's/President's retirement in the 1960's. Ike first came to Gettysburg in 1915 and established his home here in 1950. We have stories about Ike & Mamie you will not find in history books! This is a 60 min walk at $15 per person, children 8 and under are free. Reservations requested.
Gettysburg Licensed Town Historians (aka Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides) specialize in walking tours of the town of Gettysburg that relate the civilian's experiences before during and after the three day battle to individuals or groups of any size and age. We can create customized tours for Scout Groups, Schools, Businesses, Organizations and Traveling Tour Groups (Seniors to Youth).
Our experienced historians are professional hosts with a passion for storytelling, who relay with historical accuracy the civilian accounts of the 3 day battle, occupation and aftermath. Experience Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg or learn about President Eisenhower's years in Gettysburg. Take a Black History Tour or Venture to Seldom Seen Places. Our walking tours are designed to give you an over view of 1863 Gettysburg that can only be experienced by walking the streets and getting to know the individuals and characters who make Gettysburg a destination for travelers.
You do not have to purchase tickets in advance, but we highly recommend reserving a tour in advance as space per tour is limited. You can pay your guide the day of the tour by cash only. Our walking tours for individuals are Adults $25, Students (age 9-17) $10, Children 8 and under are free. The tours are 90 minutes of easy walking. Monday - Wednesday tours by reservation only. Thursday - Sunday tours begin at 10:00 a.m. and our last tour at 3:00 p.m., reservations and walk-ins accepted. The amount of walking varies depending on the pace of the group and the number of questions.
Our Historians can present one of our popular programs listed here or prepare something of particular interest to your group. Programs can be given as a speech, classroom instruction, powerpoint or in a format that works for your group. Presentations usually last 45 minutes and the cost will be determined by the Historian. Requests for longer presentations and/or luncheon keynote remarks are also welcome. We ask that you request a speaker at least one month in advance.