Attractions List of Famous Gettysburg Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Gettysburg skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Gettysburg architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Gettysburg are included on this list. Information about these Gettysburg buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Gettysburg and older historic landmarks.

List buildings include Gettysburg National Tower, Visitor's Center and Cyclorama at Gettysburg National Park and many additional buildings as well.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Gettysburg?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Gettysburg. Famous architectural houses within the city of Gettysburg are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

Dobbin House Tavern

The Dobbin House Tavern, known also as Dobbin House, on 89 Steinwehr Avenue in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania is a tavern which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was established in 1776, making it the oldest standing structure in Gettysburg. It was built to be a home for Reverend Alexander Dobbin and his family. The building may have been a first stop on the Underground Railroad north of the Mason-Dixon Line, although this has not been substantiated. During and after the Battle of Gettysburg, the house served as a temporary field hospital. During the latter half of the 20th Century, the Dobbin House was home to a large Civil War diorama and a gift center catering to ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

The Gettysburg Armory is a former National Guard armory located at Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. The 61x96 ft Art Deco facility was constructed as a $43,331 Works Projects Administration project for the local National Guard unit. The two story building housed a garage and repair shop for military vehicles, a classroom, administrative space, and a drill hall. From the beginning, the Armory was used not only by the National Guard, but also by the local community, for sporting events and community meetings. In 1944, the Gettysburg Armory was used as a temporary German Prisoner of War camp while the official camp was ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Style: Art Deco

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Gettysburg College Pennsylvania Hall

Pennsylvania Hall is the Gettysburg College central administrative building and the college's oldest building. During the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, Pennsylvania Hall was used as a hospital for wounded troops of the Union and Confederate Armies. The building is also used for the convocation and commencement traditions of entering and departing the college via building. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Style: Greek Revival

The Gettysburg National Tower was a 307-foot hyperboloid observation tower that overlooked the Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, from 1974 to 2000. The privately owned tower attracted many of the battlefield's visitors, who paid a fee to access its observation decks. Controversial even before it opened, the structure was eventually seized by eminent domain and demolished. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Pennsylvania, USA

Opened: Jul 29 1974

Structural Height (m): 94.0

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