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New Gettysburg museum opens April 14

07 Apr

Monday, April 7, 2008

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Without an itinerary, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the vastness of Gettysburg’s battlefield – a 6,000-acre expanse dotted with nearly 1,400 memorials and monuments to North America’s bloodiest battle.

Park officials are hoping that a $103 million museum and visitor center scheduled to open April 14 will give visitors a better starting point for exploring the site where Union armies beat back Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s assault on northern territory, and where Abraham Lincoln delivered his most famous speech [more]

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