150th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

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POSTED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 9:30am

UPDATED: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 11:53am

Today, Tuesday, November 19th, marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

An elaborate celecbration is planned today, including a re-enactment of the famed speech at Soldiers' National Cemetary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Thousands are expected to attend. One notable absence at the event will be President Obama.

Instead, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will be on hand for the event.

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