Jennie Wade House

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Jennie Wade was a seamstress and the only civilian to be directly killed in the Battle of Gettysburg when a stray bullet entered this house, where she was visiting her sister. At the house, now a tourist attraction, visitors can see a bullet hole in the door. Legend has it that women who place their finger through the hole will soon be proposed marriage, a gift from the spirit of Jennie herself, who was killed before she could be married.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    548 Baltimore St
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    United States

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    GPS:
    39.823306, -77.23064799999997
    County:
    Adams County, Pennsylvania
    Nearest Towns:
    Gettysburg, PA (0.5 mi.)
    Lake Heritage, PA (2.7 mi.)
    Bonneauville, PA (5.0 mi.)
    Hunterstown, PA (5.5 mi.)
    McKnightstown, PA (6.0 mi.)
    Table Rock, PA (6.2 mi.)
    Orrtanna, PA (7.1 mi.)
    Biglerville, PA (7.5 mi.)
    Fairfield, PA (7.7 mi.)
    Arendtsville, PA (7.8 mi.)

    Contact Information

    Web:
    http://www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com/gettysburg-tours/jennie-wade-house/legends/

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    1. took a night time tour here in april 2014. the guide told a good story but her fact were badly inconsitent. I didn’t say anything at the time, I didn’t want to spoil the fun for a bunch of teens who were happy being scared out of their minds by a good story and were higly suspectable and so could have sworn they had experiences

    2. I’ve visited this place many times over the years. On my first visit, however, I caught an orb on camera in the basement (which is where they took Jennie’s body after she was killed and where the families hid out until the fighting was over). The orb had human facial features. As many times as I’ve been back I’ve never caught anything else. Such a shame!

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