Lincoln Birthplace to participate in Memorial Day service

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HODGENVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace will help host a virtual Memorial Day service saluting America’s fallen soldiers.

The national historical park in central Kentucky said in a statement that it will join 29 others to put on a social media event Monday that will start at 8 a.m. and last more than 13 hours. The statement says the tribute will feature livestreams, demonstrations, historic talks and other activities including a video tribute of park rangers from Maryland to Montana reciting the “Gettysburg Address." Other highlights include a National Moment of Remembrance, a wreath-laying ceremony, a “Taps” salute, reading of names and a national cemetery tour.

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