You’ve reached “home base” for fun ways to learn Civil War history at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Start here to plan your Gettysburg battlefield bike tour. And maybe learn about the battlefield by perusing this website.
Gettysburg Battlefield Fun
Gettysburg National Military Park, 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
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Gettysburg Battlefield Bike Tour
Unless you know the Gettysburg road network really well, you will be disappointed if you rely on the free paper map from the National Park Service. It is a great map for cars, but not for bicyclists. Click here to read a popular blog post on this topic, “Biking the Gettysburg Battlefield—Not Just Any Map.”
The solution for self-directed, outdoor learners and explorers:
Plan your own self-directed cycling adventure using Civil War Cycling’s guidebook and maps.
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Join the ranks of people who like to learn like a kid on a bike.
… tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863) from the perspective of a bicyclist who scans the battlefield landscape for natural and physical landmarks—not only to stay oriented, but also to connect geography with the historical narrative.
Map of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
The West Edge of The Peach Orchard, at Emmitsburg Road
Order of Battle Links
The National Park Service sometimes restructures its site and buries information that it thinks is less interesting or useful to park visitors. Order of Battle links are just one example. For the convenience of Civil War Cycling readers, here they are:
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Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg National Military Park - Alerts, Conditions
Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides
GettysBike Tours (1195 Baltimore Street)
Gettysburg Bicycle (307 York Street)