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Gettysburg College campus purchased by preservation society

by Kevin Lavery ’16 Please click on each of the images below to read articles at full size and resolution. The above articles are satirical pieces meant to imagine the … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Point/Counterpoint: Questions of Historical Preservation

by Bryan Caswell ’15 and Heather Clancy ’15 Bryan: Events of the past year here in Gettysburg have been momentous for historical preservation. On July 1, 2014 the Civil War … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Striking the Balance: Bringing Peace to the Battlefield of Preservation

by Matt LaRoche ’17 Most Gettysburg residents took note this past winter when the Appalachian Brewing Company‚Äôs branch restaurant near the Lutheran Seminary closed. The Civil War Trust bought the … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Hope of Appomattox

by Emma Murphy ’15 Throughout the sesquicentennial, I have often found myself wondering what the end of the 150th anniversaries and the surrender at Appomattox would bring to present Civil … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 1 Comment


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