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David Wills House

8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
+1 866-486-5735
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A Little of Local History

By visiting the Wills House you will lean about what Abe did while he was getting ready for the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
V M
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Where Lincoln Slept

The David Wills House is where President Lincoln spent the nights before and after his famous... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
DrChipB
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Arlington, Virginia
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8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By visiting the Wills House you will lean about what Abe did while he was getting ready for the Gettysburg Address. And about the local farmer where the horse Abe rode.

Thank V M
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The David Wills House is where President Lincoln spent the nights before and after his famous Gettysburg Address on 19 NOV 1863. But the multi-storied house/Museum is and was so much more over the years. Located on the town square, it is a window on...More

Thank DrChipB
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Although this house is an easy and quick visit, it's nicely done. Seeing the exact room and maybe the exact spot where Lincoln revised his Gettysburg Address was an awesome experience. It's also located right on the circle in downtown Gettysburg where there are a...More

Thank glomom81
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This house is part of the Gettysburg Foundation so your NPS Annual pass does not work here which is a shame because it isn't worth the $7 admission, in my opinion. It's a very small museum, takes less than an hour. There are 2 videos...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I have to thank Steve for our tour of the house. This is the house that Lincoln stayed in the night before he gave his famous Gettysburg address, which he finished writing while staying in the upstairs bedroom. Because Steve was so gracious he did...More

Thank Laurabob52
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This small well kept museum provides lots of information about Lincoln’s visit to Gettysburg and his famous Gettysburg Address. Also you can visit the bedroom where Lincoln spent a night and finished the famous Gettysburg address. I am not sure about guided tours at David...More

Thank Ena314
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Great history lesson. The bedroom that President Lincoln slept in. Creation of our National Cemeteries.

Thank onego2001
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Well worth the time to learn of the history related to Lincoln's time in Gettysburg. Please support this historical site.

Thank LARSevenFields
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This small museum provided information about Lincoln’s visit to Gettysburg and his famous Gettysburg Address. Of particular interest were the furnishings in the bedroom where Lincoln stayed the eve of his speech and the office and story of David Mills. Several videos throughout were interesting...More

Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Loved this tour. So much history documented in this property. From Gettysburg address to I've Got A Dream video. A great andknowledgeable person dressed for the period of 1863. Will highly recommend all age groups for the David Wills house where President Lincoln slept and...More

Thank karenmW7460ME
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saramay
12 September 2016|
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Response from rachaelandRay | Reviewed this property |
If you really want to read, see, and listen to everything the museum has to offer, I would say 11/2 to 2 hours.
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