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A historic location with modern attractions and amenities

Gettysburg is a wonderful borough and town in Pennsylvania most known for its Civil War history. There is plenty to learn and discover, whether touring the Gettysburg National Battlefield and National Military Park, exploring the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center or paying respects at the Gettysburg National Cemetery. At these historic sites, you can view Civil War artifacts and stand at the site where Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863. In some of these historic locations, you may even be able to participate in a paranormal tour.

There is also plenty of shopping, entertainment, outdoor recreation and family-friendly activities to enjoy. Residents with children appreciate the excellent local school systems, and everyone can take advantage of the colleges and universities in the area to expand their knowledge. There is also a wide variety of national and international organizations to participate in and annual local events that even those from outside the Gettysburg region come to enjoy.

The location of Gettysburg makes it the ideal place to live that offers the small town lifestyle you want with easy access to nearby larger cities when you need it. When you are ready to buy a home in the Gettysburg area, give Sites Realty, Inc. a call at 717-334-4674.

Academics in Gettysburg

The Gettysburg area is home to excellent public school districts, as well as parochial schools, private schools, charter schools and options for higher education.

Area school districts
Gettysburg Area School District
Bermudian Springs School District
Conewago Valley School District
Fairfield Area School District
Littlestown Area School District
Upper Adams School District
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School
Adams County Christian Academy
VIDA Charter School
Gettysburg Montessori Charter School
Colleges and universities
Gettysburg College
Mount St. Mary’s University
Harrisburg Area Community College
Shippensburg University
York College of Pennsylvania
Hood College
Wilson College
Dickinson College
United Lutheran Seminary

Resources, events and organizations

City and town resources
County of Adams
Gettysburg Times
Destination Gettysburg
Gettysburg-Adams Chamber of Commerce
Local events
National Apple Harvest Festival
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
Gettysburg Bike Week
Gettysburg Halloween Parade
Gettysburg Christmas Festival
Service organizations
Optimist Club
Lions Club
Loyal Order of Moose
Veterans Affairs
Young Marines
American Legion
Fraternal Order of Eagles