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"Four score and seven years ago…" 
Thus begins the Gettysburg Address, delivered 150 years ago today by 16th president Abraham Lincoln.


Considered one of the greatest speeches in American history, the Address highlighted the principles of democracy, human equality, and freedom and professed that ”government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”
Visit your local library today and learn more about the Gettysburg Address!

    "Four score and seven years ago…" 

    Thus begins the Gettysburg Address, delivered 150 years ago today by 16th president Abraham Lincoln.

    Considered one of the greatest speeches in American history, the Address highlighted the principles of democracy, human equality, and freedom and professed that ”government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

    Visit your local library today and learn more about the Gettysburg Address!

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    The greatest speech in American history, by probably the greatest President.
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