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Presbyterian Church, insert shows the pew Lincoln occupied
Format Postcard
Description 2 pages
Language English
City, State Gettysburg, PA
Denomination Presbyterian Church
Subject Fine Arts
Notes Built in 1842. Congregation organized 1740. Abraham Lincoln attended services in this church November 19th, 1863, the day on which he delivered his immortal Gettysburg address. Lincoln entered the church arm in arm with John Burns, the hero of the Battle of Gettysburg. This church was also used as a field hospital during and after the battle.
Collection James R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
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