Leading the way

Jim Hale/Gettysburg Times

The Gettysburg Police Department’s new horse unit leads hundreds of incoming students along Baltimore Street Thursday during Gettysburg College’s 17th annual First-Year Walk.

A heavy storm rolled away in time to permit Gettysburg College to conduct its 17th annual First-Year Walk Thursday.

Beginning on campus, nearly 700 members of the Class of 2023 retraced the steps students and townspeople took to hear Abraham Lincoln dedicate the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in 1863.

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