UC Students to Read Gettysburg Address
Event Celebrates Speech's 150th Anniversary
Written By Tyler Gardinier '14, PR Intern
Phi Alpha Theta history honor society students to read
Utica, NY (11/18/2013)- One of the most famous speeches in U.S. history - the Gettysburg Address – will be 150 years old on Nov. 19. In honor of this great speech, students from UC’s Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta (the National History Honor Society) will be reading the Gettysburg address on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Strebel Student Center’s Ellen Knower Clarke Lounge.
Following the reading, Assistant Professor Christopher Fobare will provide commentary and lead a discussion of Lincoln’s address, the state of the Union in 1863, and the significance of both the state of the Union and the Gettysburg Address.
The reading and discussion is sponsored by the UC Center for Historical Research and Phi Alpha Theta-Gamma Xi.
The reading is free and open to everyone.
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