Civil War Tour

After the Battle of Gettysburg, Sisters left Emmitsburg and went to Gettysburg to help care for wounded on both sides.

On our Civil War tour, discover what the Sisters experienced before and after the Battle of Gettysburg. You’ll tour our grounds with a guide and hear inspirational stories of the Sisters as they served troops prior to the battle, and helped the wounded after the battle.

The tour is most Saturdays during the summer at 1:30pm, through September 2. The tour is not available on Saturday, July 29. You may reserve your spot ahead of time through email or by phone at 301-447-6606. Or, simply arrive ahead of time for the tour, about 10 minutes before it begins.

The tour lasts 45-60 minutes, and costs $10/person. The fee will be collected before the tour begins.

The grounds and walkways on the tour are handicap-accessible.

The tour is also available by advance reservation on any other day, through the end of November. To make a reservation for another day, please call 301-447-6606 or email office@setonshrine.org.