The Phillip Snyder farm is south of Gettysburg on the west side of Emmitsburg Road at the intersection with West Confederate Avenue. (West Confederate Avenue Part 5 tour map) The farm was the starting point for the attack by Hood’s Division on July 2.
The farmhouse is a two story log structure on a stone foundation. It is sheathed in a board and batten siding. The house was built in the early 1830s, and it was restored to its 1890s appearance in 1991-92. The house is owned by the National Park Service but its interior is open only on special occasions.
Location of the Snyder farm at Gettysburg
The farm is south of Gettysburg at the southern end of West Confederate Avenue. It is on the east side of the avenue just before the intersection with Emmitsburg Road. West Confederate Avenue is one way southbound at this point.