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Obama in Lancaster Tomorrow

Sen. Barack Obama returns to PA tomorrow. Here's the press release on his first stop:

Obama in Lancaster Tomorrow


Sen. Barack Obama returns to PA tomorrow. Here's the press release on his first stop:


For Immediate Release

September 3, 2008


Barack Obama Returning to Pennsylvania

Sen. Obama will speak at Buchanan Park in Lancaster tomorrow


PHILADELPHIA – Sen. Barack Obama will return to Pennsylvania tomorrow for two days of campaigning.  On the same day that John McCain accepts the Republican nomination and gives his speech promising more of the same, Barack Obama will speak at Buchanan Park in Lancaster.  The event is free and open to the public.  He will outline his plans jumpstart our economy, provide middle class tax relief and get America moving in the right direction again.


Details of further stops will be released when they become available.




Lancaster, PA



Buchanan Park

Race Avenue and W. Frederick Street

Lancaster, PA 17603


Pre-Set: 1:00 to 1:30PM (Equipment must be dropped at the site by 1:30PM; media will not have access to their equipment from 1:30 to 3:00PM.)

Media Access: 3:00PM

Gates Open: 3:00PM

Program Begins: 5:00PM


Throw: 55ft.

Cable Run: 700ft (please bring yellow jackets) Live Truck Parking: Race Ave between Buchanan Ave and W James St

Media Entrance: Buchanan Park at Race Ave and W James St.

Workspace will be available on site.

Wireless will not be available on site.


The event is free and open to the public.  Tickets are NOT REQUIRED, but you are strongly encouraged to RSVP. To RSVP please visit Parking is limited.  Use of public transportation is strongly encouraged. (From downtown Lancaster, use Red Rose Transit routes 1 or 2.) Picnic blankets are encouraged.

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