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Battlefield Bed and Breakfast

2264 Emmitsburg Road
Gettysburg, PA, PA
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(717) 334-7330

About Us

Battlefield Bed and Breakfast is the dream venue for any couple looking for a historical property in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Civil War-era barn and farmhouse sit on the Gettysburg Battlefield and allow for indoor or outdoor ceremonies and receptions.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 140 guests on the property. With three buildings and 30 acres, there is plenty of space to design a unique wedding event to include rental of one or all parts of the venue. The 1820’s Civil War Barn accomodates up to 140 guests and houses a dressing room. It is available from May through October. The lawns and gardens are perfect for outdoor ceremonies. The Solarium, which is available year round, features natural sunlight, a dramatic historic fireplace, catherdral ceiling, and chandeliers. It is perfect for a ceremony or reception and seats up to 75 guests. Accommodations at the Battlefield Bed and Breakfast include 10 guest rooms inside the Farmhouse, one in the Historic Barn, and a private cottage.

Services Offered
The Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn is a wedding venue with event planning services and offers overnight accommodations. The venue offers the following services:

  • Parking
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Preparation Suite
  • Tables & Chairs
  • Linens
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Guest Accommodations
  • Ability to choose your own caterer

Built in 1809, the farmhouse belonged to abolitionists Anna and Cornelius Houghtelin and was headquarters for General Merritt during the Civil War. The Solarium contains a fireplace designed by Victorian architect Frank Furness. Most historically, this property is known for being the site of General Merritt's encampment during the Battle of Gettysburg and is a privately owned part of the Gettysburg South Cavalry Battlefield.

The property became a bed and breakfast in 1994. The owners have 25 years of experience with hospitality, events, and weddings.

The Battlefield Bed and Breakfast is located on a 30 acre historic farm in Gettysburg, PA. We are one hour and 40 minutes from Washington, D.C. and one hour and 30 minutes from Baltimore, MD.


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  • We can not say enough good things about this venue, the staff, and Debbie in particular. They constantly bent over backwards to make sure we had the best day (weekend!) of our lives. We did not feel like "just another wedding", we felt like we were part of a big family for the whole weekend of our wedding. It was so nice to have open access to the solarium, the b&b, and the barn as needed from Friday thru Sunday. Debbie and Morgan were always around to make sure things were running smoothly and to make sure we didn't need anything, but at the same time they were not the type of people to hover or anything like that. Debbie was more than just a venue coordinator, she acted more like a wedding planner, she was always willing to help me find vendors, make recommendations, or help me work out ideas and decorations in the months leading up to our wedding day, and I always felt like her top priority. Nearly a month after the wedding we are still hearing from guests about how much fun they ha... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 6,500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 4,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 3,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Barn, Farm/Ranch, Garden, Historic Building, Inn/B&B

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Chairs, Tables

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, November, December

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