Gettysburg 150: 5 last best bets in photos, videos and the written word

 

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This re-enactment, the second of two at Gettysburg 150, ended with Pickett’s Charge on Sunday. It was one of 10 photos capturing re-enactment scenes on ydr.com’s Media Center. Such art brought the following from Kate Currier Perkins on ydr.com’s Facebook page: ‘Nice pics!’ Yes, indeed. For more pictures, see below. Also of interest: Check out how journalists coverage last year’s re-enactment, 140 characters at a time.

Five links to the best of Sunday, July 7 … .

1. It’s a wrap. Estimates of numbers of Gettysburg 150 visitors came into the hundreds of thousands.

2. For a summary of major July 7 events, check out: Quick read.

 

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3. This youngster received a Make-a-Wish trip to Gettysburg and the Sunday re-enactment. “I like history,” he told a reporter, matter-of-factly. Indeed.

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4. Ah, the ever-present heat on a summer day in Gettysburg. Here, Gettysburg 150 re-enactor stays in character, despite the heat, mourning her brother. For full coverage, see ydr.com Gettysburg 150 site.

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5. This ydr.com photo gives an idea of the crowds that turned out for the second re-enactment sponsored by the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee.

 

Plus 1:

 

This brothel sold back rubs, as told by YDR videographer Sonya Paclob.

About Jim McClure

Editor of the York Daily Record/Sunday News, ydr.com and its many digital products. East Region Editor, Digital First Media. Journalism/history blogger: yorktownsquare.com. Author or co-author of seven York County, Pa., history books.
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