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Remembrance Day Ball and Parade

Published November 19, 2010

Today  is a special day as it marks the 147th anniversary of Lincoln’s famous Gettysburg Address. Just steps away from the Gettysburg Hotel, President Lincoln prepared his immortal address in the David Wills House. In honor of this occasion, there are many ceremonies and special events happening this weekend. For a listing of everything going on visit here.

One very popular event is happening tonight at the Gettysburg Hotel at 8pm- the Remembrance Day Ball. (Sponsored by the

This fun event gives guests a chance to start off an enjoyable weekend with music, fun and the fellowship of History!

1860’s Period dress is required for the evening! For a listing of appropriate attire visit here.

Here is a video taken from last year’s ball:

For last minute ticket availability call 712-310-9383 (there will be no tickets sold at the door.)

The Civil War Lady sutlery will be located at the hotel all day today and tomorrow with a full line of Ball Gowns, Accessories, Jewelry, Hair Bouquets etc.

Shopper browsing the Civil War Lady's merchandise at the hotel

Tomorrow, (Saturday, November 20th), the Remembrance Day Parade will be held at 1:00. This annual event, sponsored by the Union Veterans of the Civil War, will feature a parade of thousands of Civil War living history groups.

The parade will form at 12:00 pm on Lefever Street and move at 1:00 pm sharp. The route of the parade will exit Lefever Street onto East Confederate Avenue and turn west onto East Middle Street. Upon striking Baltimore Street, the parade will turn south and then veer south west onto Steinwehr Avenue where it will conclude at the National Park.

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