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Nashville to Unveil New Civil War Trails Sign Recognizing the Service of African American Soldiers on December 15

Nashville, TN – Be part of history as we unveil a Civil War Trails sign at STEM Prep Academy on Thursday, December 15th at 10:00am. The community is invited to attend the event located at 1251 Foster Ave., Nashville, TN … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: Giles County Chamber to Unveil New Civil War Trails Marker Recognizing Service of U.S. Colored Troops

From Pulaski, Tennessee Commemorate Pulaski’s Civil War history as we unveil an official Civil War Trails marker at Cave Springs Heritage Plaza on Wednesday, November 16 at 11:00am with Civil War Trails Inc., the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: A Fresh Look for Old Stories

Last week a new Civil War Trails sign was installed at the Humphrey’s County Museum. The Museum at 201 Fort Hill Rd., in Waverly, Tennessee is one of over 1,400 Civil War Trails (CWT) sites across six states which are … Continue reading

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New Stories for Summersville’s Civil War Trails Sites!

Recently, the Summersville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) completed a project to update the two Civil War Trails sites in the county. These sites are networked together with over 150 other Civil War Trails (CWT) sites in West Virginia and … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: Skirmish in the Streets of Smithfield

Press Release Late last month a new Civil War Trails sign was installed along Main Street in front of the Isle of Wight County Museum in downtown Smithfield. It was the result of over two years worth of work as … Continue reading

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Women & Preservation: A Chat with Cindy Brochure about Local Battlefield Preservation

Part of a Series Women gathered in a kitchen, talking seriously around the table about saving a Civil War battlefield. That was part of the story that Cindy Brochure shared with me when we “met” and talked for the first … Continue reading

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Saving History Saturday: New Preservation & Interpretive Grant For Maryland

In the midst of a challenging week, some positive preservation news came from Maryland. More than $5 million has been given through a grant for historic preservation and tourism.

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Friends of Culpeper Battlefields Formed

Guest author Mike Block shares about a new preservation development in Virginia: Recently, the Friends of Culpeper Battlefields (FCB) was established with the purpose to serve as a unifying organization supporting battlefield-focused preservation, stewardship, and heritage tourism across the historic … Continue reading

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Civil War Trails: Easton Maryland

Maryland’s Eastern Shore is one of our favorite destinations along the Trail. For those of you who have been there will know what a gem the beautiful towns and countryside can be.

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Civil War Trails: Wytheville, VA

There are few places more remote and yet worthwhile to visit than Southwest Virginia. Tucked into the corner of Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina is one of the most beautiful parts of the Country. Hikers, bikers (and cyclists), and music … Continue reading

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