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The small town of Gettysburg, gained tragic notoriety in July 1863 for the cataclysmic Civil War battle in which fifty thousand men died. There were more casualties during these three days than in any American battle before or since – a full third of those who fought were killed or wounded – and entire regiments were wiped out when the tide finally turned against the South. Four months later, on November 19, Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the National Cemetery. His two-minute speech, in memory of all the soldiers who died, is acknowledged as one of the most …
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Shriver House Museum

The award-winning Shriver House Museum is \"dedicated to the civilian experience during the Battle of Gettysburg.\" First built in 1860, for George and Hettie Shriver, the home's ...

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Avenue Restaurant

The Avenue Diner was established in 1958 by Grover Doddie Thompson. Please feel free to take a look at the framed tribute to our Founding Father who now spends his winters in Arizona & summers in Gettysburg. The Original Home was built & occupied by the George Washington Grant Heagey family early in the past century. We enjoy meeting his Family, Grand & Great Grandchildren, Nieces & Nephews and hear the stories they tell of the family & home the restaurant once was. The second story of the building remains intact to this day.