Just across the street at the Wills House, Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address.In the 1890s, the building was renamed the Gettysburg Hotel and was outfitted with the latest amenities.It’s been reported that on July 1, 1863, math professor Michael Jacobs cancelled classes after telling his students that their minds were no longer on their lessons as an estimated 165,000 Union and Confederate troops battled around them.Pennsylvania Hall, one of the college’s original buildings dating to 1837 is now known as the Old Dorm and serves as the administration building.Couples work with an experienced wedding coordinator to plan the wedding.We have been involved in the trade since 1971 and issued some of the finest militaria print catalogs through 2003, when we established our internet presence with an extensive online catalog.The Swope Manor Bed & Breakfast is conveniently located one block east of the town square in downtown Gettysburg.
There are sconces throughout, flanked by majestic windows with lush, velvet green curtains. Adjacent to the ballroom is a bank vault, which can be used as a unique place for gift tables, mingling and more. The airy atrium offers a space for cocktail hours and hors d'eouvres.
However in 1983, the building was damaged in a fire and it wasn't until its restoration in the early 1990s that the hotel was reopened to the public.
For couples seeking an exquisite, upscale and historic backdrop, the Gettysburg Hotel is an excellent option. This area was originally the home of The Gettysburg National Bank and was built in 1814.
This online database contains more than 461,000 historical newspaper pages from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The full-page newspapers, dating back to 1800, are searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.
Now completely renovated, The Swope Manor bed and breakfast brings the comforts of today to this wonderful home offering a comfortable bed, a hot breakfast and memories to last a lifetime.