GETTYSBURG

Ghost hunters in Pa. are mistaken for burglars

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania are investigating a complaint concerning a ghost hunt that went bust after a police officer mistakenly thought it was a burglary in progress. The Gettysburg Times reported Tuesday […]

12/03/2013

President Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by presenter Robert Costello, speaks Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at the Gettysburg Train Station in Gettysburg, Pa. Tuesday, Nov. 19, marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's short speech that has gone on to symbolize his presidency and explain the sacrifices made by Union and Confederate forces during the U.S. Civil War. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

150 years later, Lincoln’s speech long remembered

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — In solemnity, thousands gathered at a central Pennsylvania battlefield park Tuesday to honor a speech given 150 years ago that President Abraham Lincoln predicted would not be long remembered. The inspirational […]

11/19/2013

A runner passes through Gettysburg National Military Park, Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in Gettysburg, Pa. Nov. 19th marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's short speech that has gone on to symbolize his presidency and explain the sacrifices made by Union and Confederate forces during the U.S. Civil War.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Gettysburg Address event to mark 150th anniversary

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — On the Civil War battlefield where President Abraham Lincoln gave a speech that symbolized his presidency and the sacrifices made by Union and Confederate forces, historians and everyday Americans are gathering […]

11/19/2013

Confederate soldiers fire on Fort Sumpter, beginning the US Civil War

Re-enactment opens Gettysburg anniversary events

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — An opening volley of musket fire ushered in the start of the milestone commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg on Friday, 150 years after the Union Army turned away a Confederate […]

06/28/2013

Union soldiers re-enact Civil War camp

Apps mix history with technology at Gettysburg

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — At the 150th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Gettysburg, many Civil War re-enactors will eschew the use of modern technology, but scores of tourists will embrace it. More than 5,700 Foursquare […]

06/27/2013

Union soldiers re-enact Civil War camp

For re-enactors, Gettysburg is pinnacle of hobby

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The commander of the Confederate army marched to the front of the makeshift classroom in jeans and a dress blue shirt to deliver battle plans to his top lieutenants, complete with […]

06/21/2013

Spielberg to speak at 'Gettysburg Address' event

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Director Steven Spielberg will deliver the keynote address at an observance commemorating the 149th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address.” Park officials in central Pennsylvania noted Tuesday that Spielberg’s remarks […]

10/02/2012

Gettysburg's 'Electric Map' of battle up for sale

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A massive light-up map that illustrates the key moments of the Battle of Gettysburg is up for sale after years of squabbling over its fate. The 30-by 30-foot Electric Map went […]

09/11/2012

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