Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg (Widow Mary Thompson House)

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* The Mary Thompson House by photographer Matthew Brady (1863).

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Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Headquarters (Mary Thompson House), is a one-and-a-half story stone house, situated on a 4.01-acre tract on the crest of Seminary Ridge, west of the town of Gettysburg on the north side of the Chambersburg Pike. During the American Civil War, the property was co-owned by Thaddeus Stevens, an influential and powerful Pennsylvania Congressman, and a 69-year-old widow named Mary Thompson. The still-extant James Henry Thompson House, owned by Mary’s son, is located on the south side of the road. (Text by Civil War Trust)

* Lee's Headquarters by artist John Paul Strain.

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* The New Civil War Trust Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Headquarters Complex.

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* The Mary Thompson House.

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* The Civil War Trails Marker (Life on Seminary Ridge).

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* The Army of the Potomac, First Corps, Artillery Brigade Display at the Lee Headquarters Complex.

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* The Civil War Trails Marker (Restoring Seminary Ridge).

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* Civil War Trails Marker (Climax on Seminary Ridge).

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* Civil War Trails Marker (Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg).

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* Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Headquarters Cannon Marker (Tents).

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* Photos courtesy of William Bechmann (2017).
 
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Very nice pictures. Those must be from Friday or Sunday. :D
 

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The placement of this particular sign is inane. Right next to the side walk at at eye level, blocking the whole right side of the road, making right turns a dangerous feat...
I concur.....

The corner of US 30 and Seminary Ridge is definitely a hazard. Helps to have a passenger to assist with the driving!

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The restored Mary Thompson House will be open for visitors on several dates through this fall. Here is the schedule published by the Civil War Trust:

Friday, June 9 – Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

History Meets the Arts Program

Saturday, June 24 – Sunday, June 25
Artillery Encampment and Demonstration

Friday, June 30 – Sunday, July 2
Living History Encampment

Sunday, November 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Remembrance Day

Saturday December 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Historic Gettysburg Holiday Open House
 

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The restored Mary Thompson House will be open for visitors on several dates through this fall. Here is the schedule published by the Civil War Trust:

Friday, June 9 – Saturday, June 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

History Meets the Arts Program

Saturday, June 24 – Sunday, June 25
Artillery Encampment and Demonstration

Friday, June 30 – Sunday, July 2
Living History Encampment

Sunday, November 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Remembrance Day

Saturday December 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Historic Gettysburg Holiday Open House
Oh my gosh!!! I'm going to be in Gettysburg on June 10 (returning home from Boston)! Thank you so much for sharing these dates!!
 
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* The Mary Thompson House by photographer Matthew Brady (1863).

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Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Headquarters (Mary Thompson House), is a one-and-a-half story stone house, situated on a 4.01-acre tract on the crest of Seminary Ridge, west of the town of Gettysburg on the north side of the Chambersburg Pike. During the American Civil War, the property was co-owned by Thaddeus Stevens, an influential and powerful Pennsylvania Congressman, and a 69-year-old widow named Mary Thompson. The still-extant James Henry Thompson House, owned by Mary’s son, is located on the south side of the road. (Text by Civil War Trust)

* Lee's Headquarters by artist John Paul Strain.

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* The New Civil War Trust Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Headquarters Complex.

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* The Mary Thompson House.

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* The Civil War Trails Marker (Life on Seminary Ridge).

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* The Army of the Potomac, First Corps, Artillery Brigade Display at the Lee Headquarters Complex.

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* The Civil War Trails Marker (Restoring Seminary Ridge).

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* Civil War Trails Marker (Climax on Seminary Ridge).

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* Civil War Trails Marker (Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg).

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* Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Headquarters Cannon Marker (Tents).

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* Photos courtesy of William Bechmann (2017).
I love the restored trellis, or pergola or whatever the heck it is. Nice touch. Great photos, Bill.
 
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