Eternal Light Peace Memorial17 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Mummasburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, USA, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +1-7173341124
- Time Required: 00:40 Mins
- Tags: Memorial, Family And Kids
Another monument in the list which tells war tales, The Eternal Light Peace Memorial was built in 1913 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. On the top of it is the ever burning natural gas flame which pays tribute to the soldiers from both sides who gave away everything in this battle.The lush green carpets spread across 400 square metre surrounding the monument make for some great photographic opportunities and adds to the overall experience.
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3.28% of people who visit Gettysburg include Eternal Light Peace Memorial in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
36.36% of people start their Eternal Light Peace Memorial visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Eternal Light Peace Memorial
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Eternal Light Peace Memorial
Eternal Light Peace Memorial Reviews & Ratings
The Eternal Light Peace Memorial is a must see and a great first stop on your first day in Gettysburg, PA. Make sure to walk the loop to visit some of Gettysburg most loved monuments like the one that features Sallie the dog. You'll also see Iverson's Pits (known as one of the most haunted places in America).If you do the full loop you'll be walking 1.5 miles. And if you don't know where to stay, consider staying at the Doubleday Inn. It's right on the Battlefield across the street and within walking distance of it all.
One of my favorite spots in the whole city. The view is great. This is a perfect place to sit and watch the sunset. Especially when the fireflies are out. Very pretty.
I visit Gettysburg a few times a year for various events. The most recent was a trip for Ingress, which routed me all along the Eternal Light Peace Memorial. Great weather and a park that wasn’t overly busy made it a great day.
Peaceful no matter how many people are there. The best time to be there is when the sun is setting. It was absolutely beautiful. This was my favorite part of Gettysburg.
Honestly, it's part of an interesting piece of history. If you're going to be in Gettysburg, it's a short drive out of town. It offers a good view of the surrounding countryside. There are several historical markers and cannons. Not worth driving a long distance in and of itself but fits nicely into a planned trip to Gettysburg.