The town of Gettysburg has numerous historic sites and landmarks. The landmarks and attractions in the city associate themselves with the three-day civil war that took place 1863 leaving more than 50000 casualties. Since then the town has been a centre of tourist attraction all over the globe. This historical city prides itself in eight great sights that tourist from all walks of life come to have the first-hand experience.
1. The Gettysburg National Military Park
The Gettysburg National Military Park surrounds the entire town occupying approximately 6000 acres. The military park serves as a commemoration of the battles impact on the American history. In the park, there are numerous monuments, observation towers as well as markers that stand tall as the memorial of the events of the civil war that took place over a century ago. The park has taken over all the farms, hills and woods that were present during the bloodiest battlefield in the American soil. The military park’s landscape has not changed over the years due to the preservation of more than 6000 acres that hosted the battle.