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Rebuilding Stone Walls at Gettysburg

Since 2000, Gettysburg National Military Park has undertaken numerous and significant projects to rehabilitate the battlefield to its 1863 appearance.  Projects have included removal of non-historic trees, planting of wooded areas that no longer had trees, health cuts to improve … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Details – Rehabbing Cemetery Ridge

Construction is beginning in mid-July 2016 on $1.5 million dollar project to rehabilitate Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg National Military Park.  The nonprofit Gettysburg Foundation will provide a grant of $900,000 to match National Park Service funding of $600,000 for this … Continue reading

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Another Piece of the Puzzle on Cemetery Ridge

Yesterday, another piece of the puzzle was locked into place on Gettysburg’s Cemetery Ridge when National Park Service (NPS) staff moved the Battery F 5th U.S. Artillery monument back to the spot where it had originally been placed more than … Continue reading

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Battlefield Rehab continues on Gettysburg’s Cemetery Ridge

This week we’ll look at another of Gettysburg National Military Park’s 2014 goals, the rehabilitation of North Cemetery Ridge   Since 2009 the park and the Gettysburg Foundation have been implementing phases of this project to return key portions of the … Continue reading

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Video, Demolition of Gettysburg’s Cyclorama building

“Remove the old Cyclorama Center and rehabilitate its site to reflect the historic setting of the battlefield.”  page 13 of a Gettysburg National Military Park draft development concept plan, April 1996.  WARNING: THIS BLOG CONTAINS AN UNFORGETTABLE VIDEO. CLICK THE PHOTO … Continue reading

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