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Dedication Day – 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

Dedication and Remembrance – Reflections of History: Hope and Healing Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Time: 10:00am-11:30am 150th Event 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, November 19, 2013, will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James McPherson; Governor Tom Corbett; Lincoln portrayer Jim Getty, reciting the Gettysburg Address; 16 candidates taking the Oath of Citizenship; and a possible … Continue reading

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Sesquicentennial Commemoration Events – Updated

Remembrance Weekend Activities Moved to Nov. 22-24 Include the following: President’s Remembrance Day Dinner and Ball at the Gettysburg Hotel has been moved to Friday, November 22. The Remembrance Day Military Ball held at the Eisenhower Hotel has moved to Friday, November 22. The Remembrance Day Parade, organized annually by the Sons of the Union … Continue reading

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The Sesquicentennial Commemoration

For the past 150 years, visitors have been traveling from all corners of the world to Gettysburg, the site of the American Civil War’s most famous battle and the site of the 16th president’s most notable speech, the Gettysburg Address. This year marks a milestone – the Sesquicentennial Commemoration. In 2013, four million visitors are … Continue reading

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