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3PM Tour

We met the park service ranger in the parking lot and he did a great job at the farm describing... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
mountlombard
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Sandown, New Hampshire
Must see historical site

Meade’s headquarters. A great historical site to see. Unfortunately it is not open very often but... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Shari P
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26 Jul 2018
“3PM Tour”
27 Jun 2018
“Must see historical site”
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Taneytown Road and Hunt Ave., Gettysburg, PA
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We met the park service ranger in the parking lot and he did a great job at the farm describing what life was like there in 1863 and how many uses there were for a pig. Funny that they would hide the urn of lard...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Meade’s headquarters. A great historical site to see. Unfortunately it is not open very often but you can look in the windows and walk the grounds. Would recommend if visiting Gettysburg.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Shari P
Reviewed 11 March 2018

neat to see where Meades HQ was. Very small. well preserved. Whenever I've bee, its been locked. But thankfully, you can look in the windows

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Last year for my birthday we made a day trip to Gettysburg and to my Surprise there was open houses. Of course I took full advantage and it was a great experience.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Kayla_M31
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Located to the rear of Day Three battlefield. Only downside is how rarely it is open to the public, however you can look inside and see how tiny Meades HQ was.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank 669mike
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Well preserved home, garden, and barn. Make sure to walk around back and look inside. There's also a red button on the wall that will give you some interesting facts!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We only knew about the houses existence because we hired a NPS tour guide the day before and he mentioned it, but we didn't know where it was or anything. We stumbled upon it while we were walking from the Soldiers National Cemetery up to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank krissy5872
Reviewed 23 August 2016

You can learn about what the house was used for and what occurred in the house during the Battle of Gettysburg.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank dj88isgreat
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This isn't too far from the cemetery. I'm not sure if the house is open to the public. We walked around the barn and house. They all look to be well kept.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Leister farm is located on the reserve slope of Cemetery Ridge that served as General Meade's Headquarters during the Battle of Gettysburg. This property was strategically positioned along the Union line and as the family vacated the farmhouse as the battle grew near, it...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank BradJill
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