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A Must See!

Granted, this was difficult to do with a 1-year-old, but there were 7 of us in our group, so we... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
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Loved this!

This was great. So much to see and learn. We began our day at the visitors center. The Spangler... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
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“the barn”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
488 Blacksmith Shop Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7050
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Granted, this was difficult to do with a 1-year-old, but there were 7 of us in our group, so we took turns listening and chasing! What I did listen to was very interesting. I loved hearing the history of the farm and about George Spangler...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

This was great. So much to see and learn. We began our day at the visitors center. The Spangler Farm was free with the purchase of the video and museum ($15). There is a shuttle that takes you to and from the visitors center that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Was not worth the 20+ dollars I paid for the shuttle service for my family. The farm is rich in history;however, the reenactors were not engaging. They were eating and having conversations unrelated to the history of the farm. Not one spoke to my teens....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 17 August 2017

There were dress makers available to explain how there authentic costumes were made, food available in keeping with the day. A talk on how George Spangler farmed his land. On a day like this it was possible to spend whole day here, which I did.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 675Elizabeth
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Very lucky. Found this advertised at the Visitor's Center. It was worth every penny. It was hot that day. Not many people. Listened to both talks. One outside by the house and one in the barn. Our 11 yr old was actually listening. She will...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

The George Spangler Farm is only open Fri-Sun during the summer. You have to buy tickets at the National Park Visitors Center and take a shuttle there. We went on the first shuttle this past Friday, my husband and I, and our two children ages...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Chewsty15
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Visited the George Spangler Farm. This is a tour that you need to purchase tickets at the Visitor's Center. The Farm is only open Friday-Sunday from June 9-August 13th. Tickets only cost $5.50 for adults, children 6-12 are $2.25, and children under 6 are free....More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Hockeylover109
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We bought our tickets through the visitor center. Call for information or check out the fb page for Spangler farm for events. That being said, it was an informative tour, one for the Spangler farm itself and the other about the field hospital. Bring water,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TerryT386
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Not to miss! Best time is the morning at around 8:00 am morning in the Spring, When there no one around!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank CalifWineAssc
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were fortunate enough to be given a private tour of the George Spangler Farm as I am an ancestor of his and the National Park Service was quite gracious in allowing us private access. Our guide, Ranger Caitlyn, was knowledgeable, friendly and very accommodating....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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5 February 2018|
Response from 675Elizabeth | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are reenactirs, who are extremely knowledgeable about the civil water. They eat live breathe civil war, really they were born in the wrong era.
Beth D
13 July 2017|
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Response from CalifWineAssc | Reviewed this property |
Lunch is only available at designated area outside of the immediate area of the Battlefield as it is Hallow ground,or in the city limits where there many available restaurants open early. But if you wish you could also call... More