A Gettysburg museum featuring a model Confederate encampment and many Civil War artifacts is closing after more than half a century.
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The Civil War Trust said Tuesday it’s already raised much of the money needed to buy and improve the four-acre location west of town.
A special ceremony was part of the annual Memorial Day commemoration at Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls Sunday: the rededication of the “Silent Sentry,” a bronze statue that was stolen from Mount Moriah Cemetery in the ’70s, then languished in storage for decades after its recovery.
A Gettysburg Hospital spokesman said seven people were taken there for potential exposure to the chemical toluene, while a county emergency official said two others were treated at nearby Waynesboro Hospital.
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Park officials said they rescinded all permits for special events because of the shutdown that began Tuesday.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.