150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Gettysburg AddressToday, November 19, marks the 150th anniversary of the speech President Abraham Lincoln gave at the dedication of the battlefield cemetery in Gettysburg, PA in 1863.  The Gettysburg Address has become one of the most famous speeches in American history and is considered a milestone document of our government.  Read USA Today‘s “5 things to know about the Gettysburg Address” and explore the history at the Library of Congress’ Gettysburg Address Online Exhibit.

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