The David Wills House, Gettysburg

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  • By visiting the Wills House you will lean about what Abe did while he was getting ready for the Gettysburg Address. And about the local farmer where the horse Abe rode.  more »
  • The David Wills House is where President Lincoln spent the nights before and after his famous Gettysburg Address on 19 NOV 1863. But the multi-storied house/Museum is and was so much more over the yea...  more »
  • Although this house is an easy and quick visit, it's nicely done. Seeing the exact room and maybe the exact spot where Lincoln revised his Gettysburg Address was an awesome experience. It's also locat...  more »
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  • We were slightly disappointed. Don't get me wrong, the house and the information displayed in the museum was great but we expected more period furnishings (such as the room that Lincoln slept in) and not mostly empty rooms with small exhibits.
  • Although it is a small museum, the exhibits are informative. No interactive exhibits for small kids, but the was several short videos to watch.
  • This is the same company as wills house in boot hill. Smells of the colour green and post teenage angst. Occasionally spot a wild bear and Rasputin in their natural state. Well worth a visit. Ew.
  • Awesom little spot of history
  • Nicely displayed museum using original furniture and a focus on historical accuracy commemorating Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

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