President Jimmy Carter at Gettysburg

President Jimmy Carter at Gettysburg

Bob Prosperi was a young National Park Service Technician (Park Tech) on July 5, 1978 when he received a phone call to take President Jimmy Carter, First Lady Rosalynn Carter, and author Shelby Foote on a tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield the next day July 6, 1978.
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President Jimmy Carter at Gettysburg Part 1
In today’s post, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide Bob Prosperi gives some general background about himself, how he received the call to take President Carter on the July 6, 1978 tour, and explains how he met the Carter party at the West End Guide Station.
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President Jimmy Carter at Gettysburg Part 2
In today’s post, the Carter Tour went from being led by Shelby Foote to being led by Bob Prosperi. The tour continued to the Peace Light, Culp’s Hill, and the Angle.
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President Jimmy Carter at Gettysburg Part 3
In today’s post, we end the July 6, 1978 tour with visits at “the Angle,” Little Round Top, and the Virginia State Monument.
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