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Civil War Walking Tour at the Seton Shrine
  • May 27, 2017 - September 2, 2017
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
  • 339 S Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • 301-447-6606
  • 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • $10/person. For groups, contact the Shrine at

    Union troops moved through Emmitsburg, MD, on their way to Gettysburg. On this Civil War Tour, discover how the Sisters helped the troops prior to the Battle of Gettysburg, and how they cared for the wounded on both sides after the battle was over. The tour takes 45-60 minutes, and is primarily outdoors.

    The tour is available at 1:30 every Saturday, beginning May 27 through September 2. It’s also available any other day with reservations in advance. Simply contact the Shrine at We’ll work with you and our Civil War tour guides to schedule it on a day and time that works for you.

    The grounds and walkways on the tour are handicap-accessible.