Thursday, February 16, 2012

Gettysburg's North-South Marathon

Stay at The Brickhouse Inn for your Gettysburg Marathon on Sunday, April 29. This will be the 2nd running of our North-South Marathon - a certified qualification race for the Boston Marathon. It will be run through the Battlefield and surrounding scenic countryside. Last year we had 900 runners and 100 relay teams. New this year will be a mobility impaired division.

For registration and race details visit http://www.gettysburgnorthsouthmarathon.com/, or call 1-866-329-9382, or email racedirector@gettysburgnorthsouthmarathon.com.

Monday, February 13, 2012

The Irish at Gettysburg

Come to stay at Gettysburg's premier Bed & Breakfast - The Brickhouse Inn, for March 16-18, 2012. Celebrate the Irish at Gettysburg on Saturday, March 17. Walk the path of Patty O'Rourke and other Irish soldiers on the Gettysburg Battlefield for an hour with licensed guide Rich Kohr. Then enjoy an entertaining luncheon at the historic Dobbin House restaurant with music by Rick Garland. Price: $100/couple plus lodging ($55/single guest),

Meet President Lincoln Weekend

Join us for 'Meet President Lincoln Weekend' on Friday, February 24 & Saturday, February 25. The main activities are on Saturday: a) At 1 p.m. a tour of the National Cemetery with senior guide/historian Roy Frampton, when he will present you with an autographed copy of his book about the cemetery. b) At 6.30-7.00 p.m. meet President Lincoln (celebrated re-enactor Jim Getty) at the historic Dobbin House Restaurant (only 3 minutes walk from The Brickhouse Inn). He will chat to you during dinner and will give a short address at the end. Price: $120/couple plus lodging ($75/couple for the dinner component only).