Wanda Sykes speaks during the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Ceremony, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia. The event marks the 50th anniversary of a protest outside Independence Hall that would be a milestone in the fight for gay rights. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
A copy of Fred Torrey's statue "Lincoln Walks at Midnight," showing President Lincoln contemplating the prospect of statehood for West Virginia, stands in Independence Hall in Wheeling, W.Va. It is one of the destinations highlighted by the Appalachian Regional Commission on a 13-state map of history.
FILE - A Jan. 26, 2000 file photo shows the exterior of the West Virginia Independence Hall in downtown Wheeling, W.Va. Independence Hall is one of 150 lesser-known destinations The Appalachian Regional Commission is highlighting on a new 13-state map it hopes will get heritage tourists beyond the well-trod battlefields and into "The Home Front." (AP Photo/The Wheeling News Register, Scott McCloskey, File)