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President Barack Obama will not be in Gettysburg on Nov. 19 to mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address.

Gettysburg officials had invited Obama to attend the annual ceremony.

The president is sending Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to represent the administration, according to a news release from Gettysburg National Military Park.

Jewell will share the keynote speaker role with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James McPherson, according to the news release.