Thousands of people are heading to a small town in southern Pennsylvania Tuesday to commemorate a speech that for 150 years has been a source of national identity.
Park officials said they rescinded all permits for special events because of the shutdown that began Tuesday.
Making history come alive is important, and in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg battle, there were many re-enactments this year. Books and movies are also fun.
The Battle of Gettysburg is underway for the second time in a week and tourists are converging in droves even if the outcome of the Civil War’s pivotal encounter has been known for 150 years.
You’re a Civil War re-enactor carrying an authentic musket, out on the field with your history-buff buddies making a charge under withering enemy fire. It’s great fun except for one thing: Someone’s going to have to “die.”
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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 commemoration of this year’s milestone anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg will include amenities that soldiers would have relished 150 years ago.
On this Memorial Day weekend, there’s a new look at a transformative time of the Civil War.
In Pennsylvania, some of the nation’s most famous national parks are bracing for the automatic budget cuts that could soon put a noticeable crimp in their operations.
Gettysburg is a weekend destination that’s less than a three hour drive from most of the Delaware Valley. It’s also the ideal spot to explore the history, colorful town, challenging golf and memorable meals of the area.
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After a short closure for renovations, Shanes Candies reopens just in time for the holidays.