For nearly 40 years, the red brick buildings of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg sat quietly on a ridge overlooking the small town of Gettysburg. Surrounded by farmland, the peaceful setting must have be a perfect retreat for those studying to become Lutheran ministers….
If you’ve read my writing for a while, you’ll know that I’m a bit obsessed with trains. For me, they are the perfect form of transportation. Give me the choice between a 2-hour flight and a 2-day train ride, and I’d choose the train every…READ MORE
When you think of presidents in Gettysburg, it’s very likely that Abraham Lincoln comes to mind. After all, his famous Gettysburg Address, which he gave 150 years ago next week, is one of the most well-known speeches in American history. However, he isn’t the only…READ MORE
Whether you believe in ghosts or not, there is no better place to take a ghost tour than Gettysburg. Considered one of the most haunted places in America by many sources, Gettysburg has many different companies offering ghost tours, each featuring their own unique destinations….READ MORE
Historical markers: we drive past them every day, but how often do we stop and read them. After all, each of the 2,000+ historical markers around the state were placed there in commemoration of some historical event, site, or person that shaped Pennsylvania into the…READ MORE
150 years ago, on the fields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a battle occurred that helped decide the fate of the United States. As the troops moved across the field, they only had two options: foot or horseback. Today, however, the millions of tourists who flock to…READ MORE