Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience. The only civilian killed in the Battle of Gettsburg. When you arrive, go to the Gettysburg Heritage Center to start the tour.

Welcome to the narrated self-driving tour of the Battle of Gettysburg, the most important battle of the Civil War! It was very interesting and moving to see the actual bullet holes thru thru door. Our tour guide gave us a great tour and to be able to experience walking through, Jennie Wade was struck down by a confederate sharpshooter's bullet. On the fateful morning of July 1, 1863, Wade travelled with her mother and her two brothers from their home to her sister's house, less than one-half mile away, to help care for both her sister and her sister's newborn child. Only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. Take the time to visit the Jennie Wade House and the Gift Shop. Tours begin every 30 minutes in peak season and last approximately 30 minutes. Arguably the "greatest battle ever fought on American soil" commenced in the environs of her native Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in the summer of 1863. She probably died instantly. You can help to keep the memory of Jennie alive: unique Jennie Wade souvenirs and collectibles are available in the Jennie Wade Gift Shop next door. Hotels near Gettysburg National Military Park, Hotels near Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Hotels near Eisenhower National Historic Site, Hotels near (MDT) Harrisburg Intl Airport, Hotels near (HGR) Wash. County Regional Airport, Civil War Tails At the Homestead Diorama Museum, Points of Interest & Landmarks in Gettysburg, Historical & Heritage Tours in Gettysburg, Game & Entertainment Centers in Gettysburg, Gettysburg National Military Park: Tickets & Tours‎, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center: Tickets & Tours‎, Gettysburg National Cemetery: Tickets & Tours‎, Eisenhower National Historic Site: Tickets & Tours‎, Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center: Tickets & Tours‎, Gettysburg Museum of History: Tickets & Tours‎, Gettysburg Heritage Center: Tickets & Tours‎, See all 1 Jennie Wade House tours on Tripadvisor, View all hotels near Jennie Wade House on Tripadvisor, View all restaurants near Jennie Wade House on Tripadvisor. House is well restored and original bullet holes are still there. 2020 PricesAdults: $9.00 Children (ages 6-12): $6.75 5 and under: Free Parking including buses adjacent to museum. Wade was the only civilian to be killed directly as a result of the fighting. Download the app, enter password & download tour. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. I wish the tour wasn’t self guided.

more. Here, Union forces staged a nearly impossible defense against Confederate attackers and won! Jennie Wade House Back for Historic Tours, Ghostly Images--Welcome Back! The Battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War with more than 50,000 casualties. Jennie Wade. Born Mary Virginia Wade, she was known by her family and contemporaries as merely "Jennie". © 2020 Gettysburg Battlefield Tours. Had a wonderful time and learned so much. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States.

Jennie Wade. All Rights Reserved. Authentically furnished from cellar to attic, the Jennie Wade House is a shrine to Jennie and to life during the American Civil War. Civil War Figure.

Do you need to book in advance to visit Jennie Wade House? Just 20 years old at the time of the Battle, Jennie was kneading dough in the kitchen when a rifle bullet pierced two doors and claimed her life. This self-guided audio & GPS tour allows you to explore Gettysburg’s historic wonders with maximum flexibility, safety and value.

Purchase one tour per car, not per person. I'll not go into all the details here, as I'll let you research Jennie Wade yourself, but she was a young girl who. tragically lost her life during the Civil War, and the paranormal activity in and around this house has never subsided. Check COVID rules and opening hours before your visit. Jennie Wade was just 20 years old when she was struck by a stray bullet inside this house on July 3, 1863. Make sure to stop in the gift shop and schedule your tour. August 2020 I think this is a hidden gem in Gettysburg, as most people will visit the battlefields or museum, but this little house has a big story behind it. Mary Virginia "Jennie" Wade lived and worked as a seamstress at her parent's home in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Just 20 years old at the time of the Battle, Jennie was kneading dough in the kitchen when a rifle bullet pierced two doors and claimed her life.