Ghosts of Gettysburg Ultimate Dead of Night Haunted Ghost Tour
The Battle of Gettysburg resulted in the deaths of over 50,000 people. The number of deaths during those three days was the highest during the entire battle. Killing spilled out into the streets and among the homes. That truth weighed heavily on all sides, and the eventual price was irrelevant to concepts of North or South or right or wrong.
This evening, the incredible and horrifying conflict that tore through this region and altered the course of the war dominates practically all of our ghost stories and hauntings. They have a basis in reality, and I can guarantee you that every word you hear tonight—however horrifying, tragic, or unbelievable—does in fact come from the area's past.
Even while not every tale is frightful, what you hear on our tour should give you an idea of how destructive and significant the Battle of Gettysburg actually was, as well as how crucial it is to comprehend the historical truth of the region.
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- Authentic local ghost stories
- Professional and courteous guide
- Thoroughly researched and accurate history
- Food and drink
- This inn, once the Welty House, witnessed the Battle of Gettysburg, and actually played host to Confederate snipers. Guests here have had myriad experiences, explore them here at your first stop. (pass by)
- There are no ghost stories here that we know of, but this tree is known as a Witness Tree. Witness Trees are trees that are around for historic moments. This one witnessed the battle, and also Abraham Lincoln's presence to give the Gettysburg Address. (pass by)
- This home also played host to Confederate snipers, and the owner brought in a psychic to identify the presences after she had an experience of her own. (pass by)
- Today, it's the police department and municipal building, but it was originally the county jail. During the battle, there are records that describe the death of three prisoners: two by execution, one by suicide. There is said to be at least one spirit who remains in the building. (pass by)
- This building was constructed just 4 years before the Battle of Gettysburg, and served as a hospital during and after the battle. The seats were removed to create an open room that was used as an operating room, with surgeons operating in front of other soldiers. All the trauma left and imprint on the building. (pass by)
- This building, like many other large buildings in the area, was turned into a hospital in the midst of the battle. There is said to be a spirit of a soldier here, looking, but never finding, the exit or his way home. (pass by)
- This hotel was also used as a hospital during the war, and a guest here had a truly terrifying experience. Investigate the stories of haunting at this historic hotel. (pass by)
- After sending his wife and children away, the owner of this home hid out in the cellar while Union and Confederate soldiers fought just above him. Visitors have heard urgent whispers when no-one is around. Explore the history and hauntings of this location. (pass by)
- The spirit people say they experience here is playful, and staff have nicknamed him George. These are more recent hauntings, and no one is sure why they have started. (pass by)
- This house was the location of trades between enemy soldier during lulls in the battle, but many never made it back with their spoils. Hear their stories. (pass by)
- This house was one of the first stops on the Underground Railroad, and also served as a hospital during the war, but, oddly enough, most reports of spirits here are those of children. (pass by)
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