In Photos: Selling The Hall Of Presidents In Pennsylvania

After 60 years of being open to the public, the Hall of Presidents and First Ladies from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, closed down last November. Therefore, 2017 has begun by auctioning off the museum life-size wax figure collection of US presidents and first ladies.

 The body of a wax figure of President William Taft is carefully loaded in a car.1-selling-the-hall-of-presidents-in-pennsylvania

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The wax figures of Presidents Benjamin Harrison and Grover Cleveland are being prepared for the auction held at the Hall of Presidents Museum.
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Two local workers are removing the curtain from a scenery showing the wax figure of President Abraham Lincoln.
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Auctioneer Frank Coleman is aknowledging a bid during the auction held at the museum.
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 A happy buyer leaves home with the wax figure of President Zachary Taylor after the auction.
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The wax head of President Lyndon Johnson is being prepared for transportation following the auction.
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Here is the wax representation of President Lyndon Johnson carried to the buyer’s car after the auction.
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 The wax figure of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is being displayed in the sun before the beginning of the auction.
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The wax head of President William Harding is being carefully packed for the road.
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The wax figures of First Ladies Jackie Kennedy (center) and Michelle Obama (right) are being displayed at the Hall of Presidents Museum. The wax figures of the first ladies are 1/3 of their real life size.
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