On November 19th 2013, in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, visitors are invited to follow Kendrick’s lead and recite Lincoln’s most enduring words en masse from the steps of President Lincoln’s Cottage in NW Washington, DC.
November 5, 2013. Ten elegant sentences that have shaped our understanding of the nation’s most divisive event will come to life on November 19th at President Lincoln’s Cottage. In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, the public is invited to come together for mass recitations of Lincoln’s transformative speech from the steps of the veranda at President Lincoln’s Cottage, the Lincoln family’s seasonal residence in Washington, DC. DC Poet Laureate Dolores Kendrick (pictured) will open the ceremony with a dramatic solo performance of the Gettysburg Address at 10:30 am.
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