Gettysburg Landscape Photos

Learn the landscape, learn history!  While riding a bicycle, history comes alive as we navigate the battlefield. This page contains links to Gettysburg landscape photos that will help you to understand  the Battle of Gettysburg.

Last Update: February 10, 2022 (8:06 pm)

Gettysburg Landscape Photos

Bicyclists have a unique opportunity to learn about the Battle of Gettysburg. That’s because we use natural and physical landmarks to get oriented on the battlefield. And in learning where we are, we can more easily imagine battlefield events and the human dimension of the experience.

Table of Gettysburg Landscape Photos

How does a bicyclist stay oriented on the battlefield? Study the names and locations of significant land forms (e.g., hills, ridges) and landmarks (e.g., monuments, barns). Knowing these really helps!
Sort IDGeographic AreaLink
1Barlow's KnollView
2Cemetery Ridge (1)View
3Cemetery Ridge (2)View
4Culp's HillView
5Devil's Den
6East Cavalry FieldComing Soon
7East Cemetery HillView
8Little Round TopView
9Oak Hill AreaView
10McPherson RidgeView
11The Peach OrchardView
12Rose WoodsView
13Seminary RidgeView
14Town of GettysburgView
15The WheatfieldView

Learn the Landscape, Learn History!

I remember my excitement when I started to understand the Gettysburg landscape. It was like solving a puzzle — but more physical, and it took all day. On a bike, I could more easily connect the landscape to the 1863 battlefield story. And I didn’t really understand this until I started to do it.

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Gettysburg landscape photos
North End of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg

You might also be interested in the virtual web tour published online by the National Park Service. Click here to visit that page.