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Gettysburg National Military Park
Located about a mile south of the downtown, covers nearly 6,000 acres with over 26 miles of park roads and more than 1,400 monuments, markers and memorials. Each year some two million people visit the park, its vast museum of Civil War artifacts, and the onsite cyclorama depicting the climax of Pickett’s Charge. Historic downtown Gettysburg has numerous 19th-century buildings associated with the battle, its difficult aftermath, and its commemoration. It also contains a restored late 18th-century log house once owned by Congressman Thaddeus Stevens, a Lincoln contemporary and leading abolitionist.
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The Eisenhower National Historic Site
The home and farm of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower is situated on a 690-acre complex adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield. The still-working farm served as a presidential retreat, temporary White House, and meeting place for world leaders, including Nikita Khrushchev, Charles De Gaulle and Winston Churchill.
Michaux State Forest
Extends over 85,000 acres with miles of streams and many lakes and reservoirs. Over 100 miles of roads are maintained for access to scenic spots within the State Parks of Caledonia, Pine Grove Furnace and Mont Alto. Other attractions include a scenic railway, horseback riding, bicycling, golf and skiing. Adams County is also well known for its May and October apple festivals.