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Thursday, September 08, 2005

Lincoln, Grant & Lee: The Reunion Tour

From the Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) Times Leader of Sept. 8, 2005:

Slots suppliers, Gettysburg opponents on tap for gambling board

Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Grant, Lee and Lincoln were up in arms at the State Capitol on Thursday morning, but this time they weren't fighting over slavery or states' rights. Instead, their enemy was a slots casino near Gettysburg National Military Park.

Three "living historians" who portray the Civil War giants appeared with four other costumed protesters at a news conference organized by Adams County Rep. Stephen R. Maitland and No Casino Gettysburg, a nonprofit group opposed to the gambling proposal.

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