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Soldiers National Museum In Gettysburg To Close

A Gettysburg museum featuring a model Confederate encampment and many Civil War artifacts is closing after more than half a century.

10/20/2014

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Top Spooky Vacation Destinations For Halloween

Make plans this Halloween to take a vacation and visit some of the spookiest destinations in the country. Many of these areas have a tragic past, which adds to the chances of them being haunted and creating a spooky feeling among those who tour the area.

09/30/2014

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Getaway Guide: Exploring The Mountains Of Western Pa. In Fall

Go west, young leaf-peepers. The colors of fall are already sprinkling the mountains that cradle the Pennsylvania Turnpike from the Susquehanna River to the Ohio Gateway. The Catoctin, Kittatinny and Allegheny ranges in the western […]

09/25/2014

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2 Local Shops Make List Of Nation’s Top Ice Cream Parlors

Two local ice cream shops made TripAdvisor.com’s list of 10 Top U.S. Ice Cream Parlors.

07/23/2014

Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Effort Underway To Buy And Preserve Gen. Lee’s Headquarters In Gettysburg

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.

07/01/2014

Memorial Day Ceremony at Laurel Hill Cemetery. (Credit: Molly Daly)

Remembering Those Who Gave All, At Laurel Hill Cemetery

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.

05/25/2014

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At Least 9 People Injured In Central Pa. Truck Fire

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.

01/21/2014

Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Expected For Gettysburg Address Event

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.

11/18/2013

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KKK Rally In Gettysburg Canned Due To Government Shutdown

Park officials said they rescinded all permits for special events because of the shutdown that began Tuesday.

10/01/2013

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Portraits Of The Civil War

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.

07/15/2013

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2nd Re-Enactment Of Battle Of Gettysburg Begins

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.

07/04/2013

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Who ‘Dies’ Is Tough Decision At Gettysburg

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.”

07/04/2013

Stigall Show Log 7.3.13

Chris analyzes the delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate implementation, the failure of the Republican led Pennsylvania legislature to privatize liquor sales, and New Jersey Democrats attempt to override Governor Chris Christie’s gay marriage veto. He talks to Time’s Kelly Knauer, Philly Mag’s Tom McGrath and Don Adams from the Independence Hall Tea Party Association.

07/03/2013

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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.

06/29/2013

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Gettysburg Readies For 150th Anniversary Of 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.

05/26/2013

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