Tag Archives: Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg

Lincoln Speech Memorial Repair/Rehabilitation

The National Park Service Historic Preservation Training Center just completed this project to address maintenance preservation issues associated with the Lincoln Speech Memorial in the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg National Military Park. The Lincoln Speech Memorial is unique: it … Continue reading

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Gettysburg’s Lincoln Train Station

Since 2009, legislation has been pending in Congress to expand the boundary of Gettysburg National Military Park to include Gettysburg’s historic Lincoln Train Station.  This would allow the National Park Service to preserve the site and improve our interpretation of … Continue reading

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Was Lincoln an Afterthought?

    As we near the 150th anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address it seems an appropriate time to reflect on the question of the president’s involvement in the dedication ceremony. Was he … Continue reading

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