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Tuesday Jul 8 | Examiner.com

Civil War still rages: Attempt to sell dead soldier's skull retracted

Due to an outpouring of concern from people across the nation about a planned auction of the skull of a Civil War soldier reportedly killed at Gettysburg, the soldier's remains will not be sold and have been donated to the Gettysburg foundation.

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Tuesday Jul 8 | Evening Sun

Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association opens downtown headquarters

The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association and guests cut the ribbon and the GBPA-sponsored Venture Crew 1861 Boy Scouts provided fife and drum music before and after the ribbon-cutting that formally opened the organization's headquarters on Thursday, July 3, at 33 York St. Speakers for the ceremony included Gettysburg National Military ... (more)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Chron

Corrections for July 8, 2014

A story on Page A1 Sunday had incorrect figures. a oa o Joran van der Sloot is a Dutch citizen imprisoned in Peru.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Gettysburg Foundation Honored by National Park Service

The National Park Service has awarded a 2014 Director's Partnership Award to the Gettysburg Foundation, an organization whose philanthropy, stewardship and active Friends group impacts thousands of Gettysburg visitors every day.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Toledo Blade

Group charges ahead to redo key Gettysburg site

The sloshing of a motel pool can be heard right outside the war house-turned-museum.

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The News Item

Tales from Shamokin's past: The butcher shop

From The News Item, August 13, 1988. Resubmitted in recognition of Shamokin's 150th anniversary.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The York Daily Record

Suburban Life: Family fun abounds at midstate festivals, fairs and fundraisers

Gettysburg National Military Park Ranger John Hoptak is seen leading a Gettysburg battle anniversary walk in 2013.

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Evening Sun

Retiree devotes two decades to Gettysburg's battlefield

Barbara Finfrock, of Gettysburg, poses for a portrait next to Virginia wormwood fencing near the Peace Light Memorial on the Gettysburg National Military Park on June 27. Finfrock is one of the longest standing members of the Friends of Gettysburg and has helped with many projects, including the construction of fencing.

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Examiner.com

The American Spirit of Gettysburg

The re-enactment of the Battle of Gettysburg is one of the most highly sought-out annual events held in Gettysburg each July.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Evening Sun

Crowds watch, yell as KKK rally at Gettysburg battlefield

People watch as members of a Maryland-based Ku Klux Klan group rally June 28 on the Gettysburg battlefield.

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Evening Sun

Anniversary battlefield walks bring visitors closer to Gettysburg history

National Park Service Ranger Christopher Gwinn speaks with visitors David and Deborah Ciepluch from Milwaukee, Wisconsin at Soldier's National Cemetery in Gettysburg.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

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Unmanned Aircraft To Be Prohibited in National Parks

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Columbia rated one of best small towns to visit

As a kickoff to the official start of summer, Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett today announced the recognition of several iconic attractions and destinations throughout Pennsylvania.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Ku Klux Klan to rally on Gettysburg, Pa., battlefield

GETTYSBURG , Pa. -- The Maryland-based Traditional Rebel Knights of the Ku Klux Klan have obtained permission to hold a one-hour rally, starting at noon, on Saturday, on the Gettysburg Battlefield.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Evening Sun

Photos: Runners compete in Spirit of Gettysburg 5K

Patrick Bringardner, of Gettysburg, crosses the finish line on June 21 during the Spirit of Gettysburg 5K race.

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Evening Sun

Photos: Runners race around Gettysburg park

Patrick Bringardner, of Gettysburg, crosses the finish line on June 21 during the Spirit of Gettysburg 5K race.

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Patch.com

Battle of Kennesaw Mountain Lecture at the Atlanta History Center

By Leigh Massey In the summer of 1864, Georgia was the scene of one of the most important campaigns of the Civil War.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Evening Sun

Slideshow: Spirit of Gettysburg 5K

Runners lined up at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg on Saturday morning June 21, 2014 for the YWCA's Spirit of Gettysburg 5K race through the Gettysburg National Military Park.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Rules revised for activities in national cemeteries

Caretaker Victor Cruz and local Girl Scouts plant flags at Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn May 24, 2014 by Debbie Egan-Chin/NY Daily News New rules for special events in national cemeteries will go into effect next month.

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