Weekend Getaways & Special
27 Chambersburg Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Tel: 1-888-900-5275 or 717-337-1334
Ghosts of Gettysburg Package
Available while Ghosts of Gettysburg Office is
open for the season. Please call if interested.
With the ghost tours becoming ever so popular
in our little town, we have created a ghost package for you. When
Mark Nesbitt wrote his Ghosts of Gettysburg Volume III, he included
the James Gettys Hotel. The stories included in the book are stories
that were told by previous owners and purveyors of the property.
Over the years we have heard a few stories of our own and invite
you to stay with us and tell us what you experience.
Add this package to your stay and receive two tickets
for a Ghosts of Gettysburg tour of your choice and an autographed
copy of Ghosts of Gettysburg III.
Package price $27.95
Irish at Gettysburg
March 15-17, 2013
You are invited to celebrate St. Patrick's Day
in historic Gettysburg. Saturday morning walk in the footsteps of
the famous Irish Brigade as you visit the Gettysburg National Military
Park with Licensed Battlefield Guide, Rich Kohr.
Saturday evening drive along the same route used
by General Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia during their retreat
from Gettysburg in July 1863, to the quaint town of Fairfield. Dine
at the Historic Fairfield Inn where you will be served a traditional
Irish meal while being entertained by Cormorants Fancy.
This event includes a two night stay at the James
Gettys Hotel plus all events listed above. Rates range between $148-$265
dependingon the size of the suite, plus $55/person for the events.
Chamberlain at Gettysburg
November 15-16, 2013
Have you watched the movie Gettysburg
or read the book The Killer Angels? If you have you will
be familiar with the name Joshua Chamberlain of the 20th Maine.
He saved the left flank of the Union line during the battle of Gettysburg
with his famous bayonet charge. Spend the weekend with author/historian
Tom Desjardin as he takes you on a special tour of the Little Round
Top area of the battlefield.
Later in the day enjoy a hearty autumn luncheon
at the historic Dobbin House. After lunch Tom will continue his
program telling the story of what happened to Chamberlain after
Gettysburg as well as other interesting historic facts. This is
an educations as well as very entertaining event. You will also
receive a copy of Stand Firm Ye Boys From Maine, autographed
by Tom Desjardin the author.
This event includes a two night stay at the
James Gettys Hotel plus all events listed above. Rates range between
$148-$265 dependingon the size of the suite, plus $55/person for
** Stay an additional two nights and participate
in the 150th Remembrance Day Program in the National Cemetery where
President Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.
Holiday House Tour & Tasting
Saturday, December 14, 2013
The Inns of the Gettysburg Area will host 17th
Annual Holiday House Tour and Tasting on Saturday, December 14,
2013 from 12 noon to 5 PM. This year to commemorate the 150th Anniversary
of the Battle of Gettysburg the tour will include properties that
have a significant story tied to the battle and aftermath. The painstakingly
restored structures along the tour will open their doors to share
the rich history and charm as well as their unique holiday decorations.
Many visitors take away holiday decorating ideas to be used in their
Each location will offer a tasting of a special
edible treat. Enjoy both savory and sweet items prepared by your
hosts. Whether it is a family recipe or a new creation, they are
always pleasing to the palate. Each recipe featured is also included
in the Inns of the Gettysburg Area Cookbook available for purchase
on the day of the tour. In addition to the food, you will also have
the opportunity to try several wines created by Adams County Winery.
Wines will be paired with the various dishes. Adams County winery
offers a wide selection of wines using not only their harvested
grapes but also locally grown fruits. They are also the official
winery featuring wines for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of
So please join us for this special event. The
tickets are $15/person and can be purchased by visiting www.gettysburgbedandbreakfast.com
or by calling the James Gettys Hotel at 717-337-1334. Tickets will
be sold on the day of the tour at any of the participating properties.
All proceeds will benefit the South Central Community
Action Program (SCCAP). SCCAP provides services to over 26,000 individuals
in Adams and Franklin Counties and offers 26 different programs/services
including Weatherization, Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Supported
Work Program, Utility Assistance, Emergency Food Pantries, Adams
County Shelter for the Homeless, MLK Career Aide Scholarships, and
Family Development Services.
** Special Event Package - Stay two nights and
receive two complimentary tickets to the tour.
Innkeepers Winter Civil War
January 25-27, 2014
Lincoln at Gettysburg
February 21-22, 2014
The extraordinarily talented Jim Getty has portrayed
President Abraham Lincoln for decades. He only performs a few times
a year for special events and The Inns of the Gettysburg Area is
very fortunate to be able to give you the opportunity to see his
presentation. You will feel like you have actually met President
Your Lincoln Weekend includes a guided tour of
the Soldiers National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide,
Roy Frampton, where you will learn about the fascinating events
that surrounded the delivery of The Gettysburg Address. Then, in
the evening, you will gather for dinner at the historic Dobbin House
Tavern. Join the receiving line and be introduced personally to
President Abraham Lincoln. Each table is set with an empty seat
for The President who will circulates during dinner and engage in
conversation – all in first person, of course! After dinner, Lincoln
addresses the crowd with stories of his time, ending with a delivery
of the Gettysburg Address.
This event includes a two night stay at the James
Gettys Hotel plus all events listed above.
Dates of Future
Events in Gettysburg
April 26 - 28- 15th Annual Greyhounds in Gettysburg.
April 28 - North-South Marathon. For details visit
May 4-5 Apple Blossom Festival
May 10 - 12 - 65th Semi-Annual Gettysburg Bluegrass
Festival. Held at Granite Hill Campground. Visit them online at
for more information!
May 27- 146th Gettysburg Memorial Day Parade and
June 7-16 - The Gettysburg Festival. For a schedule
and more information visit www.gettysburgfestival.org.
June 13-16 - History Meets the Arts and Fringe
Festival in conjunction with the Gettysburg Festival. Visit for
June 28 - July 8 - 150th Anniversary Celebration
of the Battle of Gettysburg - -
July 12-14 - Gettysburg Bike Week. For more details,
September 18-22 - Congressional Medal of Honor
November 15-19 - 150th Anniversary Remembrance
December 31 - New Year's Eve in Gettysburg
January 25-27 - Innkeepers Winter Civil War Ball
February 22- Lincoln At Gettysburg - 2014
March 15 - Irish at Gettysburg - 2014
More information can be obtained by visiting individual
websites or by visiting The Gettysburg Convention and Visitor's
Bureau at www.gettysburg.travel
James Gettys Hotel 27 Chambersburg Street
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Tel: 717-337-1334 or 1-888-900-5275 Fax: 717-334-2103
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