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This blog is brought to you by the Historic Gettysburg Hotel est. 1797. We have a passion for Gettysburg and everything our small town has to offer. Our hope is that visitors, as well as those who call this area home, will find this blog helpful and enjoyable. We will be updating with loads of information about Gettysburg – the business, places, people, attractions, and things to do that make it such a very special place.

About the Hotel: Located in the heart of charming, historic downtown Gettysburg Pennsylvania, The Gettysburg Hotel is walking distance to the battlefield, attractions, shops and restaurants.

Our tradition of hospitality dates to 1797, when James Scott first opened his tavern. In the summer of 1863, the hotel played witness to one of the seminal events in American history during a pivotal three-day Civil War battle. President Lincoln honed the immortal words of his Gettysburg Address at the Wills House, just steps away from the hotel. Nearly a century later, the hotel served as President Dwight Eisenhower’s national operations center. After a careful and detailed restoration, the Historic Gettysburg Hotel once again welcomes guests to share in its rich legacy.

Each of our 119 well appointed guestrooms and suites are designed with today’s traveler in mind; coming equipped with high speed internet, business center, a fitness center, a roof top swimming pool, free local telephone calls, cable television, room service, turn down service, a fine dining restaurant (Centuries on the Square) and an old English pub (McClellan’s Tavern).

Our beautiful meeting space, including a magnificent grand ballroom, can accommodate up to 300 people for any occasion. We offer award winning food, beverage and catering service beyond compare.

Located in proximity to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Harrisburg and Hershey, the hotel is an ideal spot for traveling to a variety of historic sites and places of interest including the area’s unique antique shops and the popular Boyd’s Bear Country.

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