Stay with us when visiting Gettysburg



Samuel Gettys settled at the Shippensburg-Baltimore and Philadelphia-Pittsburgh crossroads with a 1761 tavern where soldiers and traders came to rest. To the southwest is the 1776 Dobbin House Tavern within the subsequent 1786 border established for the borough. After a "Strabane" township location between "Hunter's and Getty's towns" was planned as the county seat in 1790, in 1791 "Revd. Alexander Dobbin and David Moore Sr. were appointed trustees for the county of Adams to erect public buildings in...Gettysburg. The founder of the Studebaker Corporation was born in 1833 in Gettysburg.

In 1858 the Gettysburg Railroad completed construction of a railroad line from Gettysburg to Hanover. The Gettysburg Railroad Station opened in 1859. Passenger train service to the town ended in 1942. The station was restored in 2006. In 2011, Senator Robert Casey introduced S. 1897, which would include the railroad station within the boundary of Gettysburg National Military Park.
Bed and Breakfasts near Gettysburg
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Bed & Breakfast

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Colonial Crossroads B&B
●   28 Miles -  48 Minutes away.
2600 South Market Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
717-691-1244   Check Availability
Email: colonialcrossroads@verizon.net
4 Rooms ● Rates $90.00 - $185.00
●   FEEL THE HISTORY when you stay in this former colonial tavern near Harrisburg. Walk down the hall with wooden wide plank floors, everything painted in colonial colors, the old-fashioned beds covered with quilts, the fireplaces and vintage antiques.
The Chancellor's House Bed & Breakfast
●   84 Miles -  1 Hour 30 Minutes away.
341 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522
866-535-8414
814-624-0374   Check Availability
Email: reservations@thechancellorshouse.com
3 Rooms ● Rates $120.00 - $150.00
●   This lovingly restored grand old house has all the original architectural features, and complete modern conveniences. High ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, carved staircases, and wide verandas are blended harmoniously with state-of-the-art amenities.