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Jul 9, 2015
The Newberry Book Fair on July 23-26, Chicago’s biggest annual used book binge, has something for every reader.

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Gettysburg offers Presidential packages on Presidents Weekend

Visitors can celebrate past presidential visits to Gettysburg while staying the Historic Gettysburg Hotel, est. 1797. Guests will tour the David Wills House, where Lincoln finished crafting his famous Gettysburg Address. Enjoy dinner for two in the hotel’s restaurant, One Lincoln, as well as a plentiful breakfast buffet the following morning. Also, read up on Lincoln’s history with a richly illustrated coffee table book and a Lincoln keepsake from the American Civil War Wax Museum. The package starts at $300 per room. For more information, visit www.hotelgettysburg.com.  Visitors can recall Lincoln’s trip to Gettysburg while staying at the Federal Pointe Inn in the Lincoln Suite. Guests will then tour the town of Gettysburg and the battlefield with a private guide who will focus the tour on Lincoln. To receive a signed copy of “Lincoln: A War President” by Gabor Boritt, guests must recite the first line of the Gettysburg Address upon arrival back at the inn. The package starts at $224 plus tax. For more information, visit www.federalpointeinn.com.

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