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Introducing “Lincoln 1863”

A free app for iOS devices

Lincoln 1863: Lincoln’s Journey to Gettysburg
Presented by the Gettysburg Foundation

Did you know that 2013 marked the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address? Follow President Abraham Lincoln on his journey from Washington D.C. to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in November 1863 to deliver his famous Gettysburg Address. Discover the people, places and things he encountered along the way, explore the Gettysburg Address and more. This app is free!

  • New: Walk through Gettysburg on a GPS guided tour, with new videos and content to provide context to Dedication Day and the Gettysburg Address.

  • Discover more about Abraham Lincoln, the United States in 1863, what the town of Gettysburg was like during the Civil War and why Lincoln decided to travel to Gettysburg to deliver the Gettysburg Address.
  • Follow Abraham Lincoln’s Journey on a map from Washington D.C. to Gettysburg to deliver the Gettysburg Address.
  • Find out what happened at each stop along the way. Discover the people, places and things that shaped his journey.
  • Experience the Gettysburg Address by viewing a copy in Lincoln’s own handwriting and listen to it being delivered by actor, Sam Waterston.
  • Let trivia test your knowledge of Abraham Lincoln.
  • Take a photo of yourself and friends in virtual 1860s period clothing! New: Share the photos easily to Facebook, Twiter and more!
  • Send a virtual postcard from Gettysburg.
  • Find out how to plan a visit to Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg and the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.


 Download it now at the Apple App Store free


This app is made possible in part through generous funding from the David Bruce Smith Education Initiative of the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation.