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David Wills House

8 Lincoln Sq, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2205
+1 866-486-5735
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Where Lincoln stayed

We was able to make it here before they closed. It is a self guided tour. Found it Interesting to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
moseysmelody
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Stony Point, North Carolina
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Great place

Great place to visit. You get to see where Lincoln stayed when he traveled to Gettysburg. Price was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JoeN6893
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Middletown, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We was able to make it here before they closed. It is a self guided tour. Found it Interesting to see where Lincoln stayed before he gave his speech.

Thank moseysmelody
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit. You get to see where Lincoln stayed when he traveled to Gettysburg. Price was fair, a lot to see there.

Thank JoeN6893
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

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
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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
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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
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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

Thank safety_princess
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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
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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
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

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

Thank onego2001
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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
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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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