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Commemorate the Gettysburg Address and Honor the Fallen by Planting a Tree

November 19, 2013 by | Comments Off on Commemorate the Gettysburg Address and Honor the Fallen by Planting a Tree

President Abraham Lincoln was invited to speak at the dedication of the Soldiers’ Memorial Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1863. Notable orator Edward Everett was the first to speak that afternoon and delivered a two-hour address that was … Continue reading