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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.

Gettysburg (Adams County, PA) Moves to Yellow on 5/22/20

May 22, 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
Pennsylvania uses a three-phase matrix to determine when counties and/or regions are ready to begin easing some restrictions on work, congregate settings, and social interactions. It is important that as many people as possible wear a non-medical or homemade mask when leaving their homes. For full information about PA's phased approach please refer to

NPS Museum & Visitor Center Modified Operations

May 2020

Beginning May 22, 2020, Gettysburg National Military Park, in response to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s move to Phase Yellow for Adams County, will begin to allow Licensed Battlefield Guide operations, commercial operators, and special park uses. Licensed Battlefield Guides, permits, and special park uses are to comply with state reopening guidance and public health guidance which include limiting gatherings to less than 25 people and maintaining social distancing. Park Rangers will provide informal interpretation services through intermittent roves, or visits, to different areas of the battlefield. Portable toilets are available throughout the battlefield at ten locations.
Updates about the overall NPS response to COVID-19, including safety information, are posted on

Considering a trip to Gettysburg?

Check out these upcoming events

June 13th - Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market
Join us for the best monthly Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market in the area! Conveniently located behind Gap Factory at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg. Enjoy a day of treasure hunting, food trucks and shopping all in one location!

June 20 - Snack Town Brewfest 2020
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.

July 4 - 2020 Battle of Gettysburg
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.

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!

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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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From the Blog

The Gaslight Inn in Gettysburg, PA prides itself on our support of our Veterans. Not only is our Innkeeper, Michael, a Veteran of the Marine Corps, we also have the pleasure of hosting many Veterans as our guests throughout the year.  So it makes these recognitions even more special. Thank you to all who have chosen to stay with us.

100 years ago, in November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…” On June 1, 1954, November 11th became a day to honor American veterans of all wars. Veterans Day continues to be observed on November 11, regardless of what day of the week on which it falls. The restoration of the observance of Veterans Day to November 11 not only preserves the historical significance of the date, but helps focus attention on the important purpose of Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. (

Happy 100th Anniversary to the American Legion. The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, service-members and communities, the Legion evolved from a group of war-weary veterans of World War I into one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States.( 

Please take time everyday to remember the sacrifices of and support our military heroes and families.

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Gettysburg battlefield photography by Ron Zanoni, Ronald Phillip Photography