Built in 1862, the Lightner Farmhouse was used as a hospital after the Battle of Gettysburg. Today it is an elegant bed and breakfast surrounded by serene gardens. Stay there for a relaxing weekend. Seven rooms available, free full breakfast. Even though they are conveniently located within a five-minute drive to Gettysburg and the National Park, they are surrounded by 19 acres of beautiful, historic land. They encourage all guests to take a relaxing stroll on the trails that cross their grounds while following their complimentary "Lightner Farmhouse History and Nature Trail". This guide was specially designed to enhance their guests' understanding of the historical and environmental significance of the Farmhouse and surrounding countryside.