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National Park Service hopes to make battlefield guide tests easier to pass
Although the park service has not announced any specific changes yet, it plans to examine its current testing process and, eventually, increase the success rate of candidates who hope to become licensed.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Gettysburg National Military Park
The Next Century of Guiding at Gettysburg
In 2015, the Licensed Battlefield Guide program at Gettysburg National Military Park will celebrate 100 years of service.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Report: visitors spent $66 million in local communities in 2012
Battlefield monuments are seen behind a line of yellow police tape in Gettysburg National Military Park because of the government shutdown on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Scottsdale Civil War Round Table meets March 18
SCOTTSDALE The next meeting of the Scottsdale Civil War Round Table is March 18 at 6:40 p.m. at the Civic Center Library , 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd. in Scottsdale.
Tourism to Gettysburg National Military Park Creates $66 Million in Economic Benefit
That spending supported 838 jobs in the local area. Eisenhower National Historic Site had 53,286 visitors in 2012 and provided an economic impact of - and it's a big factor in our local economy as well.
Report: Shutdown costs Delaware Water Gap communities $2.6 million -
Bean counters are still tabulating the staggering effects of the U.S. government shutdown late last year, but evidence already suggests a portion of the draining effect of the 16-day closure landed in an unlikely place.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
McAllister's Mill to be explored at Cumberland Township Historical Society meeting
Explore the history of McAllister's Mill, Underground Railroad site, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 3, at the Church of the Brethren, 1710 Biglerville Road.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
After Hours Tour of Gettysburg Cyclorama to be Offered
A rare treat is now available at the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor's Center as the Gettysburg Foundation is now offering after-hours lectures of the cyclorama .
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Miller Elementary students in Bradenton experience Civil War
Third-grade students at J.P. Miller Elementary were taken back Thursday to the Civil War era with a special presentation: "The Life of the Civil War Soldier."
African American History Conference to be held in Lancaster
February may be Black History Month but mark your calendars now for the African American History Conference on 5 April.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Adams County Library will celebrate 100th anniversary of Gettysburg Federal Building
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Gettysburg Federal Building, home of the Adams County Library System, officials with the Adams County Library System will hold three days of community events - an invitation-only gala on Feb. 21, Children's Day on Feb. 22; and a public open house on Feb. 23. The building originally served as Gettysburg's ... (more)
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Celebrate American history in Gettysburg, Pa.
President Abraham Lincoln spoke for only two minutes at Gettysburg, Pa., on Nov. 19, 1863.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
With first year finished, Perry holding town hall meetings
U.S. Rep. Scott Perry's first year as a federal lawmaker included a government sequester and shutdown and highly charged, partisan debates over debt, healthcare, and global surveillance.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
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The Gettysburg battlefield in winter
A year of 150th anniversary events at the Gettysburg National Military Park is behind us, and winter has settled in at the site of the pivotal Civil War battle.