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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Gettysburg and the surrounding area.

Doug Bast's House of History

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  • Abe Lincoln Meets Perry Como

    Abe Lincoln Meets Perry Como

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    Bronze statues of 19th century Abraham Lincoln and what sure looks like an awestruck 20th century pop singer.

Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Doug Bast's House of History

    Doug Bast's House of History

    Boonsboro, Maryland

    Historical museum displays a real human arm with lodged bullet, and a bullet carved to resemble Abe Lincoln, among other odd exhibits.

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    Frederick, Maryland

    This museum has much to recommend, including amputations, embalming, a mummified human arm, and ghosts.

  • Gettysburg Museum of History

    Gettysburg Museum of History

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    Erik Dorr's personal collection of historic relics includes a bloodstained piece of Hitler's suicide couch, Marilyn Monroe's bra, and JFK's underpants.

  • Lincoln Train Museum

    Lincoln Train Museum

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    Miniature trains, plus nostalgia and pop culture memorable -- but the real draw here is the opportunity to ride aboard a replica Lincoln Funeral Train with your host: Abe's ghost.

  • Jennie Wade, Biscuit Martyr: See the Bullet Hole

    Jennie Wade, Biscuit Martyr: See the Bullet Hole

    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    20-year old Jennie Wade was baking biscuits when a stray bullet killed her. Pose with her statue out front, tour the house, stick your finger in the bullet hole. Open since 1906.

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