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Saving History Saturday: Adams County Historical Society Receives $1 Million Challenge Grant

The Adams County (PA.) Historical Society recently announced that they have received a $1 million challenge grant towards their new history center. Gettysburg residents Pauline and David LeVan have issued the “all-or-nothing” challenge. This means that if ACHS can raise … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: Beyond the Battle: Museum of the Adams County Historical Society

Local officials in Gettysburg, as well as Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently toured the Adams County Historical Society’s new museum Beyond the Battle. A part of the Adams County Historical Society’s new 29,000 square foot history center complex. Nearly $10 … Continue reading

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The “Emerging Civil War Series” Series: Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg

by Brad Gottfried When Linda and I retired in 2017, we decided to move up to the Gettysburg area of Pennsylvania. I became a Gettysburg Licensed Town Guide. I loved (and still do) walking visitors around the streets of Gettysburg, … Continue reading

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Hispanic Service in the Civil War

ECW welcomes guest author Carlos Mutis My membership with Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) has created opportunities for historical research and professional development. A recent opportunity has given me the focus of researching the role of Hispanics at the Battle … Continue reading

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An Update on the Adams County Historical Society’s New Exhibit Gallery, Archives, and Education Center

With the anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg coming up next weekend, we thought we’d check in with our friends at the Adams County Historical Society to see how they were coming along on the construction of their new Exhibit … Continue reading

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Adams County Historical Society Breaks Ground for New Home

The Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) broke ground last week on its new museum, archives, and education center. I happened to be in Gettysburg the other day and swung by the new location at 625 Biglerville Road. It’s an exciting … Continue reading

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3 Free Podcast with all the latest about Civil War Preservation

Not one, not two…but THREE podcast are ready for listening! Chris Mackowski chats with leaders in the preservation field, learning about new museum exhibits and exciting battlefield-saving opportunities.

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Preserving the Story of One of the Most Famous Towns in America

Last night, we shared the exciting news from Gettysburg about a new home for the Adams County Historical Society (ACHS). The ACHS is launching a campaign to build a new $5 million Exhibit, Archive, and Education Center near Barlow Knoll. … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday (on Wednesday Evening): Adams County Historical Society to Build New Exhibit and Education Center

For Gettysburg fans, there’s big news this evening from the Adams County Historical Society (ACHS), which announced plans for a new $5 million Exhibit Gallery, Archives, and Education Center. “For more than 80 years, we’ve amassed a collection that tells … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Newly Discovered Map Shows Antietam Burials in Detail

Historians with the Adams County Historical Society in Gettysburg, PA, have made an exciting discovery that will help reshape our understanding of the aftermath of battle at Antietam while also shedding some new light on our understanding of the aftermath … Continue reading

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