See the view from the top!

The State of Pennsylvania Monument is the largest monument on the Gettysburg battlefield. The roof of the monument provides an outstanding view of Cemetery Ridge, one of the most hotly contested parts of the field on July 2 and 3, 1863.

Access to the rooftop viewing area is by a narrow spiral staircase in the northwest corner of the monument, An iron gate is used to close off the area when it is not open for viewing.

Entry to the stairs to the rooftop viewing of the Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg

Stairway to the roof of the Pennsylvania Monument

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