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Gettysburg - Past and Present

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World Footprints brings front and center the 150 Anniversary Commemoration of the American Civil War.  As Gettysburg, the nation and the world reflect upon the Battle of Gettysburg, which took place from July 1 to July 3 1863, we preview what visitors can expect to see and experience in Gettysburg and beyond the battlefield with Stacey Fox, Vice President of Marketing and Sales of the Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Then, Scott Hancock, PhD, Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies at Gettysburg College joins us to discuss the role of the Underground Railroad in the war, the African-American struggle for freedom--from President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and the seminal events that took place in Gettysburg in 1863 that forever changed America.

Finally, Debra Sandoe McCauslin of For the Cause/Gettysburg Histories takes us along the Underground Railroad in Adams County, Pennsylvania where we visi

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Quaker Valley
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