Gettysburg National Military Park Newswire (Page 8)

Gettysburg National Military Park Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. View GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Evening Sun

    National Park Service firefighter Kirsten Kohlhepp uses a drip torch to ignite grass at Triangular Field near Devil's Den on Sept. 7, 2016 during a prescribed burn at Gettysburg National Military Park.

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  2. Preservation project at Gettysburg's Eternal Light Peace Memorial begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    GETTYSBURG, Pa.- Beginning today, September 6, the Eternal Light Peace Memorial at Gettysburg National Military Park will close for a months-long preservation project. National Park Service preservation experts from the Historic Preservation Training Center will dismantle and reset all plaza stones, granite capping stones, stairs, and flagstone walkways; selective repointing of the memorial shaft; and cleaning of all masonry on the monument and its bronze urn.

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  3. Park Service to burn parts of GettysburgaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | The York Daily Record

    Park Service to burn parts of Gettysburg battlefield Gettysburg National Military Park fire managers are preparing for prescribed fires on September 7 and 8, weather permitting. Check out this story on ydr.com: http://evesun.co/2ctbOK0 A National Park Service fire specialist observes a section of a prescribed burn at Gettysburg National Military Park at Synder Farm on Oct. 30, 2013. 6 comments

  4. Pardee Field Unit MapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    GETTYSBURG, Pa.- Gettysburg National Military Park fire managers are preparing for prescribed fires on September 7 and 8, weather permitting. The plan calls for burning 8 acres at the Triangular Field near Devil's Den on September 7, followed by a prescribed fire on 14 acres at Pardee Field on Culp's Hill on September 8. Fuel and weather conditions must be within certain parameters and that will determine the exact dates of the fire.

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  5. Dangers of privatizing parksRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2016 | High Country News

    ... National Park's red buses. Subaru is very visible in its support this centennial year. At Gettysburg National Military Park, each of the approximately 2.5 million people who enter the visitors center will pay a $12.50 entry fee because the center is ...

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  6. What it takes to become licensed Gettysburg battlefield guidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Gettysburg National Military Park is hallowed ground where, in 1863, thousands of Americans "gave the last full measure of devotion" to preserve their nation. There are more than 1,300 monuments and memorials, spots where pivotal events in the county's history occurred, graves of unknown soldiers, and the immortal words of President Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" still echoing through the generations.

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  7. Friends become licensed Gettysburg battlefield guidesRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... with a reporter Dave Sutor at the Tribune-Democrat offices ... more JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Gettysburg National Military Park is hallowed ground where, in 1863, thousands of Americans "gave the last full measure of devotion" to preserve their nation. ...

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  8. The National Park Service Celebrates 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | NBC Dallas

    ... in the Pacific. There's the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., and the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. As the national parks system attracts greater numbers of visitors each year, the agency is facing key ...

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  9. The National Park Service celebrates 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... in the Pacific. There's the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., and the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. As the national parks system attracts greater numbers of visitors each year, the agency is facing key ...

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  10. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Evening Sun

    ... asked what the National Park Service means to them. The Pennsylvania State Memorial at Gettysburg National Military Park is seen rising up from a bank of fog the morning of Aug. 4, 2016 in Gettysburg. The National Park Service turns 100 on Aug. 25. ...

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  11. VA moves to restrict treason symbols at cemeteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Flowers and a Confederate flag lay at the base of a marker at Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania in 2013. The Civil War has been over for 151 years, and Department of Veterans Affairs cemeteries, which began three years prior, have finally decided to restrict flags representing the killers of U.S. government soldiers.

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  12. National Park Service: Celebrating a century of the 'best idea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... honoring historically significant accomplishments or tragedies. Among the sites are the Gettysburg National Military Park , the North Country National Scenic Trail and the Flight 93 National Memorial , the Fort Necessity National Battlefield and the ...

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  13. Historic Gettysburg Electric Map: Hanover's newest Civil WaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | The York Daily Record

    Like many Civil War buffs, I have very fond memories of taking my kids to see the famous Gettysburg Electric Map,... Historic Gettysburg Electric Map: Hanover's newest Civil War attraction Like many Civil War buffs, I have very fond memories of taking my kids to see the famous Gettysburg Electric Map,... Check out this story on ydr.com: http://on-ydr.co/2boOqdB The Gettysburg Electric Map is part of an effort to make Hanover a destination vacation day for Gettysburg buffs Like many Civil War buffs, I have very fond memories of taking my kids to see the famous Gettysburg Electric Map, which once was the centerpiece of the Rosensteel Museum and then the successor Gettysburg National Military Park Museum.

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  14. What does Gettysburg have in common with samurais?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Gettysburg Mayor Theodore Streeter, Gettysburg Railroad Historian William Aldrich and Gettysburg National Military Park Supt. Ed Clark will be present to represent the borough. Members of the public are invited to attend the ceremony, which will be ...

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  15. NPS at 100: Gettysburg National Military ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | PennLive.com

    Lincoln's few appropriate words were to dedicate a national cemetery, the first of its kind in American history. The idea of creating a National Cemetery sprang directly from the horrors of the aftermath of the battle at Gettysburg and also reflects changing notions of the government's responsibility to its citizen soldiers, a result of the clash between the reality of war and prevailing notions of a proper death.

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  16. Appomattox to honor Civil War soldier whose remains are en route to MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... is free and open to the public. Last week, the itinerary had included a similar stop at Gettysburg National Military Park where the 20th Maine fought in July 1863, although Williams was not in the service at that time. According to an email from ...

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  17. Christ Church to present Songs and Stories of aaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Evening Sun

    Christ Church to present Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital Christ Lutheran Church will present Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital on Aug. 18. Check out this story on eveningsun.com: http://evesun.co/2bowGOB Christ Lutheran Church will present a special performance of its program , Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital on Aug. 18 at the Church, 30 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg. Prelude music begins at 7:30 p.m., and the free, 65-minute program begins at 8. Then, over the 3-day weekend, the Society of Civil War Surgeons will offer a series of presentations and demonstrations on Civil War medicine at the Gettysburg National Military Park.

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  18. Publishers Look to Crack Nat'l Parks MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... Diego, Calif., and founded in 1998, the company has stores at such historic sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park and the Alamo. Eastern National, based in Fort Washington, Pa., was founded in 1947 to serve the national park system. It ...

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  19. 'Hour of the Land': National parks, the wonders and the threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Philly.com

    ... monument, or seashore Williams has visited, including Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gulf Islands National Seashore, and Alcatraz Island. She provides historical and political accounts of all of them. The ...

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  20. New Oxford man delves into paranomal in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Evening Sun

    ... on the grounds as a young child. Originally from Maryland, Akers took a trip up to the Gettysburg National Military Park with his family and exchange students from Germany. He remembered running through the woods, seeing legs running along side him ...

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