Jan 24, 2009

Wills House to open Feb. 12

(YDR) - Three weeks before its planned opening, there's not much to see at the David Wills House. Saw dust, ladders, garbage cans and a cardboard sign that reads "Clean dry feet only" are the current occupants of the soon-to-be Gettysburg museum.
But officials say the historic structure -- where Abraham Lincoln put the finishing touches on his famous Gettysburg Address -- will be ready for its Feb. 12 opening. The date coincides with President Lincoln's 200th birthday. Continued

Photos: Wills House, Gettysburg, PA (National Park Service). David Wills to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, November 02, 1863, invites Lincoln to stay at his home during the visit to Gettysburg (Library of Congress).