Browsing Archive: November, 2013

Lone Fir Cemetery's Civil War and "Gettysburg Address" Tour will launch a week celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln's immortal speech

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Sunday, November 17, 2013, In : Oregon Civil War 150th Event 
Today's Civil War Cemetery tour at Portland's Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery will launch a week of programs and special events honoring the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address taking place throughout the state of Oregon. 

A program by the Oregon Civil War 150th Commission, the November 17, 2013 walking tour of Lone Fir will start at one p.m. in the central plaza of the 30-acre cemetery, Dominating the plaza at one end is a Soldier's Monument was dedicated 110 years ago. In the southwe...
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OREGONIANS WILL BE OBSERVING IN NOVEMBER 2013 THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S "GETTYSBURG ADDRESS" WITH SEVERAL STATE-WIDE EVENTS.

Posted by K.C. Piccard on Saturday, November 9, 2013,
During the past few years, Oregonians have been diligently observing the key commemorative dates of the American Civil War with various statewide lectures, seminars, travelling exhibits, original concert pieces, reenactments and appearances by more than one Lincoln impersonator.

Now, the month when Lincoln uttered the immortal 272 words comprising his "Gettysburg Address" (delivered at the dedication of the cemetery) is at hand, and Oregonians across the state are staging various types of even...

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