Located on the Chambersburg Pike on top of Seminary Ridge, this 4-acre property was the headquarters site of Gen. Robert E. Lee during the Battle of Gettysburg. The site includes a small stone house which, at the time of the battle, was the home of 69-year-old widow Mary Thompson.
After completing the acquisition of Robert E. Lee's headquarters at Gettysburg, the American Battlefield Trust worked to restore the landscape to reflect its appearance on July 1, 1863. Learn the Trust’s most ambitious restoration project — and plan your visit to the property!
The Civil War Trust accomplished a superb feat with the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Lee Headquarters and grounds. As a motel it was a ugly sore thumb in First Day’s Field adjacent to the Seminary Buildings and fields. But it currently is an empty building with minimal4.5/5(37)
Sep 19, 2014 · The hill in front of you, once called Telegraph Hill but now known as Lee's Hill, served as General Robert E. Lee's headquarters during the Battle of Fredericksburg. Throughout the afternoon of December 13, 1862, Lee and his generals watched uneasily as the Union army repeatedly attacked Southern troops in the Sunken Road.Tags: US Civil War
Sep 17, 2020 · The simplest answer is “on the back of Traveler.” However, there is a site, on Main Street or the Shepherdstown Pike, today known as Lee’s Headquarters. (I was there a week ago). There is a monument and a plaque. However, the Elliott Map, drawn in …