Walking Tours: Historic Town Tours with Ken Rich
Reluctant Witness Gettysburg Town Walking Tour
A 2 hour walking tour that showcases the civilians of Gettysburg who witnessed the horror of war, highlighting historic buildings and their importance. The research is about rediscovering first hand accounts describing civilian life and the musings of soldiers who tactically and tragically occupied the streets of Gettysburg those three long days July 1863. Ken’s unparalleled knowledge and pure joy gained in finding these life lines connecting the present and the past is humbling and contagious!
Starting Location and Stops
The tour will start in AlumniPark, next to Mr G’s ice cream. It proceeds north on to Baltimore Street, highlighting areas on what was the main street through town in 1863. We will walk down historic High Street, talking about the then and now uses of these borough buildings and return to Alumni Park by way of Baltimore Street. This is a leisurely paced walk on paved roads. No hiking. Wheelchairs are manageable. Tickets for all tours can be purchased online, or in person at the Gettysburg Heritage Center. These walking tours are perfect for groups and and can be specially scheduled for your needs!