Gettysburg Remembrance Day parade has new dateBreaking News
tags: WaPo, Civil War, Gettysburg, sesquicentennial, Gettysburg Address
In anticipation of larger than usual crowds expected at Gettysburg for the annual Remembrance Day parade, planners have moved the event to the weekend of Nov. 23, a week later than had been scheduled.
This year is the 150th anniversary of both the battle in July and Remembrance Day in November, the day President Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address. The parade is very popular with visitors and residents and draws thousands of smartly dressed reenactors who march in military units through the city.
Planners say the change was made to better accommodate “lodging requirements.”...
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