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Wills House, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, circa 1907-1914

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Alternate title:The Wills House, where Lincoln wrote his Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg, Pa.
Summary:Wills House, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "The Wills House, Where Lincoln wrote his Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg Pa. The Gettysburg Address delivered Nov. 19, 1863 by President Lincoln at the consecration of Soldiers' National Cemetery was written near the window marked with a star. Hon. Davis Wills (to whom National Cemeteries owe their origin) stands upon the steps: The R.G. Harper house joins the Wills house to the south: Mr Harper's Printing office is next. Here was printed 'Adams Sentinel' the first weekly paper issued in Adams county." Postcard number: R-37843
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Gettysburg
Topical subjects:Houses
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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