Runaway Daily: USA – Day 3-4. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is more than just the battlefield.

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Runaway Daily: USA – Day 3-4. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is more than just the battlefield.

 

 

 

Day 3-4. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is more than Just the Battlefield.

 

New state, Pennsylvania! August 02, 6:30 in the morning, we started the car to avoid the traffic. Mission was successful. We didn’t meet any traffic jam on the way to Gettysburg from Falls Church, VA. About two hours, Pennsylvania welcomes me, gladly.

 

We spent two full days at Gettysburg. We will be on the road shortly, so I will keep it simple for now.

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, well known as the bloodiest battlefield of the Civil War. This is the place where everything changed, but not just that. It was not a start, and certainly not the end.

During the two days in Gettysburg, I constantly thought how can I put a few words to describe this town. It was just history and the Civil War before I came here. But just like many places, I saw more, and learned more.

 

Things that I did for the two days..

 

Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center – Movie & Cyclorama

 

 

 

Dinner at Dobbin’s Tavern & McClellan’s Tavern

 

 

 

Battlefield Audio Bus Tour (Double-Deck!)

After three hours of museum in the visitor’s center, and now two hours of audio tour of the Civil War battlefield… My head was about to explode with the tremendous amount of information!

 

 

Shriver’s House Museum

This place was another unexpected surprise. This place let alone, makes Gettysburg worth to visit.

 

 

(bullet holes from 1863. From the time of the Civil War.)

 

National Cemetery

Where President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address was held.

 

 

Ghost tour

I never thought I would do such thing, but I did, out of curiousity.

 

 

So many stories to tell. Update coming up! Good times, Gettysburg!

My sincere gratitude to Gettysburg Convention & Visitor’s Bureau for warm welcome and hospitality.

 

Next stop? — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania!  

 

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Juno Kim
Juno Kim
Juno Kim, Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Juno set off for the wider world to pursue her passion for travel and storytelling. She traveled the world as an award-winning travel blogger and photographer, witnessing the everyday life of different cultures. Currently based in Anchorage, Alaska and exploring this amazing Last Frontier. Follow my journey through @RunawayJuno and Instagram .

3 Comments

  1. Meaghan says:

    love ghost tours!

  2. I don’t live far from Gettysburg, but have never taken a ghost tour. Sounds interesting. Did you see any ghosts? On the way from Gettysburg to Philly you must have gone through my hometown, Lancaster. Anyway, have fun on your stay here!

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