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Record visitation at Ft. Sumter

This year’s levels may even surpass those of last year, which was the 150th anniversary.

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Floridians attempt to claim war’s first shot

They’ve already got great weather, oranges, and Mickey Mouse.  Do they have to have this, too?

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Yesterday’s festivities in Charleston

…are the subject of this report from the AP.  Along with a brief description of the events, it includes the standard sound bites, along with a few invocations of the always-handy “nation-still-divided” theme.  Pretty much what you’d expect.

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