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The Best Times to Visit Haunted Gettysburg
by: Natalie Lynn, TCPS Member

 

For those wishing to experience the haunted side of Gettysburg, there are a few things to consider when timing your visit:

Some have noticed more reported paranormal activity at Gettysburg during the anniversary of the battle--July 1, 2, 3. However, since this is a peak tourist time, it's hard to say for sure if there's more paranormal activity or just more people around to experience it.

Night time, starting with dusk, seems to be the best time--but not the only time--to have paranormal encounters. There are many ghost tours in town that offer

Devil's Den - learn the best times to visit haunted Gettysburg
The death of a sharpshooter in July, 1863 at the infamous Devil's Den, Gettysburg.
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candlelight tours for this reason but more on the tours here.

Some paranormal investigators see a connection between the energy produced by thunderstorms and the manifestation of ghosts so, being in the right place just before or after a thunderstorm, could improve your chances significantly.

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This article is copyrighted by the author: Natalie Lynn, 2006