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Welcome to the Gaslight Inn

The Gaslight Inn, a Gettysburg bed and breakfast, provides uncommon attention to details - arranging a private tour guide, helping you select a restaurant for dinner, making certain your wine is chilled, or making arrangements for a carriage ride through the Battlefield.

An in-town oasis, The Gaslight Inn is conveniently located just one block from Lincoln Square, the center of Gettysburg, PA and one block from East Confederate Avenue, the Culps Hill area of the Battlefield.
An in-town oasis, The Gaslight Inn is conveniently located just one block from Lincoln Square, the center of Gettysburg, PA and one block from East Confederate Avenue, the Culps Hill area of the Battlefield.

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The Most Famous Small Town in America

The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the American Civil War. For three hot days in July 1863, our small Pennsylvania town was the scene of hard-fought battles, esteemed bravery and the bloodshed of 51,000 men.  

With a much needed Union victory, many historians agree that it was on these hallowed grounds that our nation was saved, and deem the Battle of Gettysburg as the defining moment that changed the direction of the war and the morale of the nation. After nearly 150 years what happened in Gettysburg is not forgotten. We invite you to visit and walk in the footsteps of history.

As a THANK YOU to our Medical Professionals, Hospital and Medical staff, EMS, Fire and Police, enjoy 10% off your stay with us during the Month of JUNE 2020. Book online today by clicking the "Check Availability" link on any of our web-pages.

Gettysburg (Adams County, PA) Moves to Green on 6/12/2020

June 2020

The Gaslight Inn is open and taking reservations! Please call 717-337-9100, and we'll be happy to assist you.
We've also received numerous notifications from local businesses that are opening following the recommended guidelines, including but not limited to:
 - Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides
 - Jennie Wade House Museum
 - Gettysburg Heritage Center
 - Gettysburg Tour Center 
 - Ghostly Images and Gettysburg Tours
 - 1863 Escape room
 - National Riding Stables
 - Segway Tours of Gettysburg
 - Seminary Ridge Museum
The green phase eases most restrictions by continuing the suspension of the stay-at-home and business closure orders to allow the economy to strategically reopen while continuing to prioritize public health.While this phase will facilitate a return to a “new normal,” it is equally important to continue to monitor public health indicators and adjust orders and restrictions as necessary to ensure the spread of disease remains at a minimum.
For full information about PA's phased approach please refer to

Museum & Visitor Center to re-open on Thursday, June 25

June 2020

Beginning June 25, the Museum and Visitor Center will be open five days a week—Thursdays through Mondays (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays) from 9 am until 4 pm. Building capacity will be limited to less than 50 percent at a time. The programming in the Museum & Visitor Center is available using timed ticketing. Access to the film“A New Birth of Freedom” and the Gettysburg Cyclorama painting will be limited to 48 people per show to allow for social distancing. In addition, throughout the museum galleries, some of the films and all touch screen exhibits will be unavailable during this initial phase. Full details can be found on the Gettysburg Foundation website.

Considering a trip to Gettysburg?

Check out these upcoming events

4th of July Community Fireworks
Celebrate Independence Day in historic Gettysburg! Destination Gettysburg and Gettysburg Area Recreation Authority (GARA) have partnered to host this year’s community fireworks. This year’s fireworks show will take place at the Gettysburg Recreation Park.Gates open at 7pm and the fireworks show will begin at 9:20pm. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. Viewing of the fireworks is FREE. Onsite parking will be available for a fee of $2 per car. Parking proceeds will be donated to the Rotary Club of Gettysburg.You may bring your own food and drinks. Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited. Attendees are required to comply with current CDC and DOH guidelines for social distancing at the event. For questions, contact Erin Peddigree with GARA, 717-334-2028.

July 28 - August 1 - South Mountain Fair
A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display and lots of food!

August 22 & 23 -  2020 Battle of Gettysburg - RESCHEDULED From July
Don’t miss the 157th Anniversary Battle of Gettysburg with battle reenactments, artillery and cavalry demonstrations, living history, tours of the restored house and barn, and more!On truly hallowed ground, the reenactment takes place on the 148 acre Daniel Lady Farm on the Hanover Pike, the site of July 1863 artillery placements and the first night’s Confederate line where men waited in preparation for the attack on Culp’s Hill. The house and barn became a field hospital for wounded and dying. The Benner’s Hill section of the National Park borders a reenactment field on the farm.

September 19 - Snack Town Brewfest 2020 - RESCHEDULED From June

The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the fourth-annual Snack Town Brewfest, sponsored by Snyder’s of Hanover and Utz Quality Foods. Celebrate Hanover’s rich snack food heritage by pairing tasty treats with local craft beer and wine on Saturday, June 20, 2020 in the Snack Food Capital! Breweries and wineries will fill Good Field from 1-5 p.m., along with food trucks, music and entertainment, for a day of sips, tastes and fun.

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History Before Breakfast

Unfortunately we will not be providing History Before Breakfast until it is safe to do so.
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