Enjoy a FREE, guided, hour-plus tour of the Dobbin House, the oldest house in Gettysburg and built in the same year that the United States of America was founded - 1776!  This popular and highly-rated presentation highlights the house built by the Rev. Alexander Dobbin.  His stone home spans three centuries of American history, from the Revolutionary War, through the Civil War, through the Wars of the 20th Century, to today.  View all the decorated rooms while interacting with period antiques to understand how the home's occupants lived during the beginnings of America in the 18th and 19th centuries. 

  • Savor a combination of history and entertainment
  • View all the historically decorated rooms
  • Interact with period antiques 
  • See how the Dobbin family planned to defend themselves from Indian attacks
  • Hear what the Zeigler family experienced while living in the Dobbin House during the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Peek in the kitchen of the current restaurant

2023 Tour Dates:
Sadly, we have had to suspend our famous and popular Dobbin House Tours until, hopefully, spring of 2023. Please check back to this page where we will announce the date that the tours begin again! Thank you for your interest in the 1776 Dobbin House.

National Register of Historic Places (U.S.A.)
Registered Historic Landmark (PA)
Mobil Guide 3 stars

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89 Steinwehr Avenue (Business Route 15 South)
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone:(717)334-2100 Fax: (717)334-6905
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