The Borough Center neighborhood is where you'll probably spend a lot of your time exploring since many of Gettysburg's historic attractions are concentrated here. Lincoln square sits at its center. Made up of mostly historic homes built in the 1930's or earlier, the neighborhood is filled with ambiance and charm.
See & Do
The attractions in the area will keep you occupied for hours. The most significant of which is where Abraham Lincoln slept and put the finishing touches on his Gettysburg address. The David Wills house is a great place to start but you'll also want to make your way to other attractions like the American Civil War Wax Museum.
Come to the area with an appetite. There are several restaurants that serve up filling American cuisine. If you're looking for a modern or contemporary spin on old favorites, have a seat at One Lincoln. Or if you'd rather eat in a dark, candlelit tavern, pull up to a booth at the Dobbin House Tavern.
Many of the hotels in the neighborhood are historic and maintain their coxy 18th and 19th century charm. The Dobbin House Tavern is the oldest of the bunch. Built in 1776, this bed and breakfast transports you to another place and time. Don't be surprised if a few relics from the past stop by to say hi.
Shopping in the neighborhood is filled with all kinds of choices. There are dozens of antique stores to choose from, many specializing in Civil War relics. However, there's also plenty to find that's handcrafted, locally made or from a few continents away. Codori's House of Gifts will take you on a trip around the world with its global bazaar items while Gallery 30 keeps its wares close to home.