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GBPA matches federal funds to preserve monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park

The Gettysburg Foundation and the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association (GBPA) have provided donations to match federal funds to preserve monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park. Thanks to partner support and federal funding from the Helium Act, a total of $188,129 is available to do repairs and preservation maintenance for more than...

GBPA Letter Outlines 4 Areas of Concern

(August 30) – The Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association has given the Straban Township
Planning Commission and the Township Supervisors a detailed letter outlining its concerns over proposed new development between Route 30 (York Pike) and Route 116 (Hanover Pike).

The development encompasses property that was known as the Wolf Farm...

Pennsylvania House votes unanimously

(June 25) – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted unanimously Thursday to adopt a resolution
(H.R. 998) honoring the Camp Letterman General Hospital established in the weeks following the massive Civil War battle in Gettysburg.

At Letterman, thousands of wounded Confederate and Union troops were gathered from area homes, barns,...

Vermont House formally adopts resolution

(May 17) – The Vermont House of Representatives and Senate have formally adopted a resolution (J.R.S.
59) supporting the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association’s effort to preserve what remains of the Camp Letterman hospital site.

“We are thrilled, that a state government is backing a large part of our campaign to...

Preservation Ball Reaches Milestone

(April 4) – The 15th annual Civil War Preservation Ball held March 10 put the total amount of money
raised for the Pennsylvania Gettysburg Monuments Project over dance’s history to more than $100,000.

The Project provides funds for the repair and maintenance of the more than 140 Pennsylvania monuments and...

Farmhouse Reopening

(March 29) – Five months after a runaway pickup truck smashed through the side of the farmhouse on the
Historic Daniel Lady Farm in Gettysburg, the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association has announced that extensive repairs are wrapping up and the house and adjacent barn will open for the 2018 season...

Happy 175th Birthday

It’s a quiet celebration; business as usual.

The barn on the Historic Daniel Lady Farm in Gettysburg just turned 175 years of age.

The German bank barn was built for Daniel and Rebecca Lady starting in the spring of 1842 and completed later that year.

Construction began with the foundation...

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  1. Fill out the form on this page and send it to us with the message: SAVE HALLOWED GROUND.  It will be added to our growing petition. We will not share your e-mail address other than it will...