Friday, May 24, 2013

Eisenhower Summer Picnic, July 20

Come to stay at the Brickhouse Inn B&B for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Society's Summer Picnic, held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 (4.30-8.00 p.m.). The event includes private tours of the Eisenhower home, a putting contest on Ike's PGA putting green, a Park Ranger presentation "Eisenhower and the Men of D-Day", a flag lowering ceremony, and a picnic supper featuring Ike and Mamie's favorite foods.

Tickets are $25/person. Reservations can be made through Chris Charney at 717-334-2100 (ext 124) or at chrisc@gettysburg.com.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

'Talk of the Town' Customer Satisfaction Award

The Brickhouse Inn B&B has won the 2013 "Talk of the Town" Customer Satisfaction Award. The award is based on customer review websites and blogs, social networks, business-rating services, and other industry resources.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

We're proud to let you know that The Brickhouse Inn B&B has been awarded the 2013 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor. This places us in the top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor. The award is given "to businessed that consistently earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travelers." The Brickhouse Inn also received the award in 2011 and 2012.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Joshua Chamberlain Weekend

Come to The Brickhouse Inn in Gettysburg for the Chamberlain Weekend on November 15 & 16! Joshua Chamberlain was the Colonel of the 20th Maine that saved the left flank of the Union Forces as Little Round Top. You may have seen the famous bayonet charge in the movie "Gettysburg", or have read about it in "Killer Angels", the novel on which the movie was based.
 
The Inns of Gettysburg Area has arranged on Saturday, November 16 for author/historian Tom Desjardin to take you on a tour of the site of the fighting. This followed by a lunch at the historic Dobbin House restaurant, and then Tom Desjardin will tell us what happened to Chamberlain after Gettysburg. Finally, you will be given an autographed copy of Tom's book "Stand Firm Ye Boys of Maine". The cost of this program is $55 per person.
 
 

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Blue & Gray Re-enactment at Gettysburg

All conditions, additions and requests have been met and Freedom Township has finalized the special event permit for the 150th Commemoration and Reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg, a Blue Gray Alliance event.
The Blue Gray Alliance re-enactment will bring to life Gettysburg during the war including large-scale, historically-accurate battles, speakers, music and vendors from June 27-30 at the Bushey Farm, 1845 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg. The Brickhouse Inn B&B still has a few rooms available during this period.
During the four days, 8,000 to 10,000 reenactors from almost every reenacting organization in the country will deliver the major Gettysburg battles including McPherson’s Ridge, East Cemetery Hill, Culp’s Hill, Devil’s Den, Little Round Top, the Peach Orchard, the Wheatfield, Fairfield and East Cavalry Field cavalry battles, as well as Pickett’s Charge. Spectators will also find plenty of other activities including weapon demonstrations, interactive living history, fighting through the civilian-only “Town of Gettysburg,” food vendors, sutlers, historical lectures, period music, clothing demonstrations, period church services and a Civil War Ball.
Spectator tickets are $10 per person per day and children 12 and under are free. Advance spectator tickets are now available for purchase through the website www.bluegraygettysburg.com. Registration for reenactors is $20 and parking is free. For more information, visit www.bluegraygettysburg.com

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Great reviews!

The Brickhouse Inn B&B has passed the 700 review mark on TripAdvisor! It happened so quickly that we're already up to 715 reviews. Of that total 88% are five stars ('Excellent') and 9% are four stars ('Very Good'). That leaves 20 reviews (3%) that are average or lower.

We're very grateful to all the guests who wrote the good reviews. It obviously takes time and effort to do it, so we really appreciate that. We are now trying to respond to all reviews, especially to thank the writers.