Patriot-News covers First Year Walk

The Harrisburg Patriot-News covered the 2013 First Year Walk in an August 23 article.

From the Patriot-News:

Gettysburg College faculty, students and community members Thursday night escorted 709 first-year students through the streets of Gettysburg, retracing the steps that Abraham Lincoln took almost 150 years earlier.

The First Walk, a tradition in which the freshman class marches to the Soldiers' National Cemetery to hear the Gettysburg Address, took on new meaning this year, which will in November mark the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's speech.


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