Saturday, April 12, 2014

Timeline: Saving Civil War Battlefields-- Part 2 Took On Wal-Mart and Won

JUNE 2003-- Brandy Station Battlefield Opens. //// 2008-- May 2008 the largest concentration of Civil War battle sites, along with other historic sites, is designated as the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area. //// 2011: January-- Wal-Mart cancels construction plans near the Wilderness Battlefield in Virginia and pledges to find a more suitable location. //// 2011: April-- Plans to build a casino a half-mile south of Gettysburg National Military Park are defeated. A similar proposal also had been denied in 2005. //// Watching the Battlefields. --Old Secesh

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