Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Borough in Pennsylvania, United States.

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Gettysburg (locally (listen); non-locally ) is a borough and the county seat of Adams County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg (1863) and President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address are named for this town. The town hosts visitors to the Gettysburg National Battlefield in the Gettysburg National Military Park. As of the 2010 census, the borough had a population of 7,620 people. History Early history 1761: Samuel Gettys, from Ireland, settled at the Shippensburg-Baltimore and Philadelphia-Pittsburgh crossroads and established a tavern where soldiers and traders came to rest.
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