WHAG NEWS - Thousands of people arrived in
“Today's event was actually the culmination of more than two years of planning, for our 150th anniversary here,” said Katie Lawhon, member of the Gettysburg National Military. “For not just the battle of
While many honored the famous president by donning his signature beard and top hat, others were more focused on his famous words.
Jim Getty who impersonated
Documentarians were on site at
“He was able to deliver such a powerful message with so few words,” said Craig Mellish, a documentary editor for the highly-anticipated Ken Burns’ film The Address.
“Compared to the speaker who went before him, who spoke for over two hours, he just really nailed it."
Christopher Darling, producer of The Address said, “We discovered a huge crowd of people who were so moved by the speech to come all across the country to be here today. The diversity, different age groups, people from all walks of life, coming here to celebrate