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(Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Gettysburg, 150 Years After Lincoln Assassination

As we mark 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, we note that a getaway to nearby Gettysburg is a rewarding way to reflect on both the man and his turbulent times.

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(The ski lift at Bear Creek is just a short stroll from the nearby hotel.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Avoiding Driving Hassles on Ski Vacations

If there’s a big winter getaway in your future but big-time snow is in the forecast, here’s a way to do it with no problems.


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As ‘War’ Rages, Gettysburg Vendors Hope To Cash In

As re-enacted war raged several miles away, tourists strolled a commercial strip of Gettysburg to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s pivotal battle.


(The adjacent hills of Liberty Mountain ski resort make a picturesque backdrop on a fall day for the first tee at Carroll Valley golf course.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: ‘Transition’ Days

This time of year, some days feel like winter, and then right back into fall.


(Cemetery Ridge, at Gettysburg.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Gettysburg, Pa.

Gettysburg is a magnet for Civil War buffs the year round. But this week it’s an ideal fall getaway.


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Gettysburg Museum Rethinks, Pulls Booth Bobblehead Off Its Shelves

For about a week, visitors to the Gettysburg battlefield could pick up a unique souvenir: a bobblehead doll of Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth.


(Opponents of a casino in Gettysburg, Pa. cheer as the state's gaming control board awards the license elsewhere.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Gettysburg Group Loses Bid For Casino License Near Historic Battlefield

A group seeking to place a casino near the historic battlefield was among the losing applicants today as the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded the state’s last currently available casino license to a resort near Pittsburgh.