The Real Gettysburg Address

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Edward Everett is known to history as the “other” speaker at the commemoration of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg – the man who, by his own admission, in two hours could not accomplish what Lincoln did in two minutes. Learn more about who said what—and why—at Gettysburg, and view letters exchanged by Lincoln and Everett. Join Massachusetts Historical Society Librarian Peter Drummey for this closer look at our current exhibition, Lincoln in Manuscript and Artifact.