Saturday, April 12, 2014

Timeline: Saving Civil War Battlefields-- Part 1

From the Fall 2012 Preservation Magazine by Laura Wainman. //// 1994: Walt Disney Company ends the "Third Manassas" battle by withdrawing its proposal to build a $650 million history-themed park. Disney's America, less than four miles from Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. //// 1996: More than 100 years after the largest cavalry battle of the Civil War, the race to turn the land where it was waged into a Formula One race track ends, leavinfg Brandy Station, Virginia, intact. //// --Old Secesh

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