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Knowing The Gettysburg Address Can Get You A Ticket At Mountain Creek, New Jersey

As we approach the Presidents' Day and the Presidents' Week holiday time, we as skiers and snowboarders take advantage of the time off from work or school and hit the slopes. Yes, the winter holidays are truly wonderful. Also wonderful, knowing a little bit of presidential history can score you a free day ticket at Mountain Creek in Northern New Jersey.

Part of this holiday comes from President Abraham Lincoln's birthday being February 12th. On that same day, to celebrate Honest Abe's birthday, you can head out to Mountain Creek, recite Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, and you'll win a free day ticket.

Credit: James Tiffin Jr./Flickr [CC BY 2.0]
Now, this is not an easy task, even for those who have heard it many times and have visited the town of Gettysburg more than once. In fact, there is a common misquoting of the first line. So, Mountain Creek is watching out for anyone who might want to try to cheat this one.

"All you history buffs out there, get ready to flex that brain and make Abe Lincoln proud! To celebrate the 16th President’s birthday, recite the entire Gettysburg Address and receive a FREE lift ticket. Keeping in the spirit of Honest Abe, no cheating! This means no headphones, AirPods, or any other listening devices to assist. It’s that simple: repeat the entire Gettysburg Address… win a free lift ticket. Dressing up in a top hat never hurt either! We’ll see you then." - From The Mountain Creek Website

Get down to studying those of you that call Mountain Creek your home mountain. The test will be given on February 12th, 2020. For more information, head to the Mountain Creek website, the mountain's social media pages. or give them a call at 973-827-2000. They will be happy to answer all of your questions.

Thumbnail Credit: David Bachrach [Public domain]

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