September 4, 2012

Mickey Straub says he plans to recite the Gettysburg Address outside the capitol building of each of the 50 states.

Luzerne County native Mickey Straub has something he wants to share with the 50 states: His patriotism.

September 3, 2012

A business owner from Burr Ridge, Ill. will embark on a journey to visit all 50 state capitols in just 50 days to recite Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

September 3, 2012

Two score and seven years ago is about when the seeds of an Abe Lincoln obsession were sown in the heart and soul of schoolboy Mickey Straub, whose Pennsylvania roots fed his interest in Lincoln’s historic vi

September 1, 2012

Mickey Straub left Burr Ridge Saturday morning for Gettysburg, Pa.; he begins his 50-day journey in Harrisburg on Sept. 4.

August 28, 2012

Mickey Straub has an easy way of describing his upcoming trip across the United States.

“I’m a guy from the land of Lincoln, in a Lincoln, quoting Lincoln,” he said.

The trip itself, though, likely won’t be so easy.

August 26, 2012

BURR RIDGE, ILLINOIS--Some baseball fans organize visits to all of the major league ballparks; others make treks to a list of prominent golf courses.