Gettysburg’s Greatest Awards

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The Wait is Over!

By Jennifer Esposito | Photography by Casey Martin

It’s been three months since you’ve cast your votes for the cream of the crop in Adams County. Now it’s time to recognize the outstanding honorees of our 10th annual Gettysburg’s Greatest Awards. We received hundreds of ballots in 32 categories, including a few newbies this year: Bar and Auto Mechanic. Learn about the people, establishments, and services deemed the best of the best coffeehouse, restaurant, fi tness center, hotel, winery, and more. Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Restaurant
First: Garryowen Irish Pub
Second: Dobbin House

Asian
First: Ping’s Café
Second: Chinatown Restaurant

Italian
First: La Bella Italia
Second: Mamma Ventura Restaurant

Mexican
First: Montezuma Mexican Restaurant
Second: El Costeño

Sandwiches
First: Subway
Second: The Pub

Pizza
First: Tommy’s Pizza
Second: La Bella Italia

Family Restaurant
First: Gettysburg Family Restaurant
Second: Dunlap’s Restaurant

Bar
First: Garryowen Irish Pub
Second: Blue & Gray

Campground
First: Drummer Boy Camping Resort
Second: Granite Hill Camping Resort

Waiter, Waitress, or Bartender
First: Anne Gallagher, Garryowen Irish Pub
Second: Tim Ensminger, Sidney Willougby Run

Salon
First: Classic Cuts Hair & Nail Salon
Second: Grace Kelly

Fitness Center
First: YWCA
Second: Gettysburg Health & Fitness

Antiques
First: Antique Center of Gettysburg
Second (TIE): Golden Lane; Rebel’s Roost

Garden Center/Nursery
First: Boyer Nurseries & Orchards Second:
Taylor’s Greenhouse

Golf
First: The Links at Gettysburg
Second: Mountain View Golf Club

Coffeehouse
First: Ragged Edge Coffee House
Second: Starbucks

Breakfast
First: Perkins
Second: Lincoln Diner

Romantic Dinner
First: Dobbin House Tavern
Second: Sidney Willoughby Run

Gift Shop
First: Lark Gift Shop
Second: A&A Treasures

Bank
First: ACNB
Second: PNC

Bed & Breakfast
First: Cashtown Inn
Second: The Brickhouse Inn Bed & Breakfast

Hotel
First: Gettysburg Hotel
Second: Wyndham Gettysburg

Doctor
First (TIE): Dr. Adam Wasserman; Dr. Chris Wetzel
Second: Dr. Talbot Smith

Attorney
First: Bernard Yannetti
Second (TIE): Gary Hartman; Teeter & Teeter

Auto Mechanic
First: Moon’s II Import Auto Repair
Second: Tom Knox Auto Service

Veterinarian
First: Gettysburg Animal Hospital
Second: Confederate Woods Veterinary Hospital

Museum
First: Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
Second: Gettysburg Heritage Center

Winery
First: Adams County Winery
Second: Hauser Estate Winery

Festival
First: National Apple Harvest Festival
Second: Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

Produce, Farm Market, or Orchard
First: Hollabaugh Bros.
Second: Gettysburg Farmers Market

Tour
First: Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides
Second: Gettysburg Ghost Tours

Historic Landmark/Site
First: Gettysburg Battlefield/ Gettysburg National Military Park
Second: Devil’s Den

Thank You for 10 ‘Great’ Years

By Jessica Dean

I can’t believe it has been 10 years since our first annual Gettysburg’s Greatest Awards! During this time, we have seen the award categories grow and the number of ballots submitted increase. We have helped some businesses grow their following in the region, and we have introduced our readers to others they may not have known otherwise.

I think my favorite all-time ballot submission was for special event. This particular person listed their favorite event as the Kennie’s Market Meat Sale! I have to say that even though it didn’t win the award, I look forward to that sale every year, as I know lots of other fellow Adams Countians do, too.

Thanks for supporting the awards and helping us celebrate 10 years of Gettysburg’s Greatest. 

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