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Many of our readers are familiar with heritage tourism. In fact many of us would say we are heritage tourists! Historic sites and the communities they reside in can mutually benefit from the visitors that they receive. The Civil War … Continue reading
For those of you familiar with the Gettysburg Campaign, Little Round Top was not the first time the famous 20th Maine or Vincent’s Brigade saw combat during the events leading up to the battle. The Civil War Trust and NOVA … Continue reading
Twenty years ago the National Trust for Historic Preservation listed Chancellorsville Battle among America’s eleven Most Endangered Historic Places. Now, it’s time to celebrate the preservation successes for this battlefield and important historic area! This coming Friday – March 2, … Continue reading
Through the recent decades, battlefield preservation organizations have saved significant tracts of Civil War battlegrounds. Is there a particular preservation effort that you think was most important? Why?
It is hard to believe that the third month of 2018 is almost upon us. If you have not had a chance to check out all of the great preservation successes of 2017 by the Civil War Trust, continue on … Continue reading
Our friends at the Civil War Trust sent along this announcement and opportunity to preserve more battlefield ground in the Western Theater. Continue reading for more information about this opportunity and how you can get involved.
This week in our Preservation News, we share with you a message from Tom Van Winkle, president of the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust. The CVBT works tirelessly to preserve and interpret battlefields in Central Virginia. If you have not already … Continue reading
Our friends at the Civil War Trust pass along this news of an active preservation campaign to help preserve seventy-four acres of ground at Appomattox Court House. This latest announcement comes to us from Trust President Jim Lighthizer. Continue reading … Continue reading
The Civil War Trust has announced a unique preservation opportunity. The battle of Upperville was part of Jeb Stuart’s defense-in-depth of Ashby’s Gap and a look into the movement’s of Lee’s army by the Federal Cavalry. During this battle, Col. … Continue reading