President Lincoln Comes to Town
APRIL 7, 2018
AN INNS OF THE GETTYSBURG AREA EVENT
Meet at the National Cemetery at 1 PM for a walk with a Licensed Battlefield Guide as he tells the story of how the cemetery came to be and the visit paid by President Lincoln on November 19, 1863 when he delivered one of the most famous speeches in American history. At 6:30 pm we will meet at the Dobbin House for dinner with the President (Lincoln) himself, followed by reminiscences from the President. $55 for adults; $40 for children ages 10 and under. Entrée choices; Prime Rib, Hunter style chicken or Salmon.
This portrait by Alexander Gardner was taken just two weeks prior to Abraham Lincoln's visit to Gettysburg. It is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division
President Lincoln comes to TownThe public is invited to join the Inns of the Gettysburg Area for a Lincoln at Gettysburg event on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The fourteen member B&B’s take reservations for a weekend stay or in some cases a Saturday night only stay in conjunction with the Saturday event. Tickets are available for the general public as well.
Our Member Inns
Everyone who enjoys history of Gettysburg. Children 10 years of age and older are welcome.
The fourteen IGA member inns are now taking reservations for a weekend stay or in some cases a Saturday night only stay in conjunction with the Saturday event. Tickets are available for the general public as well. The cost is $55 per person. Special weekend packages that include President Lincoln Comes to Town tickets also available. If you are local to the Gettysburg area or unable to stay at one of our member Inns, please call 717-337-9508.
For More Information
Phone Eileen Hoover at 717-337-9508 for more information.
Please note: In case of low attendance or circumstances beyond our control, the Inns of the Gettysburg Area reserves the right to change or alter the program as needed.
Welcome to Historic Gettysburg
The Inns of the Gettysburg Area Association invites you to experience Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and be our guest at the member inns in and around this historic and uniquely original Pennsylvania town, steeped in our nation’s history.
Each of our member inns has unique character and a commitment to hospitality, so rest assured that your stay with us will be a memorable one.