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Memories of the Civil War and the Appalachian Mountains

Today you will visit one of the most important memorials of the Civil War and will be able to pay tribute to the soldiers who laid down their lives here.
It will be a day of beautiful roads, so we suggest you drive at a leisurely pace and admire the delightful nature of the area.
On your way west, you're going to cross the Appalachian mountain range. During the ride, you will pass several fabulous scenic lookout points, which will be indicated by roadside signs. Choose a few of these sites for a short stop and enjoy the gorgeous mountain scenery.

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3.8 km10 min
Longstreet Observation Tower
08:3010 min

Longstreet Observation Tower

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Today, the City of Gettysburg is a museum dedicated to the bloodiest battle in the Civil War - the battle that changed the course of the war.
Monuments dedicated to the events of July 1863 can be found at every turn. You can spend the whole day viewing these monuments and remembering the events of that horrific battle.
We suggest spending an hour and a half here seeing the main attractions, leaving you time to make additional stops on the way to Pittsburgh.
The park gates open at 6 a.m. First, you should go to the high tower, from where you can view a large part of the battlefield.
10.6 km20 min
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center
09:0030 min

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center

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Then head to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center with the Abraham Lincoln statue in front.
It opens at 9 a.m. Here you can find a map of the park and choose the most interesting monuments for your visit.

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