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Battle of Scary Creek monument moved, rededicated

On July 18, 2015, the United Daughters of the Confederacy held a rededication ceremony for the Battle of Scary Creek monument, located along the Kanawha River near St. Albans, West Virginia.  The monument was relocated to a more accessible location on the opposite...

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History App Created by Marshall Professor

Clio not only directs users to historical sites using global positioning system on smartphones, it also provides a brief explanation and includes photos, links and other artifacts to expand knowledge of each site. Read the entire article in the Charleston Gazette.......

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Preservation of Shepherdstown Battlefield Land Celebrated

On Sunday afternoon, November 16, a sign was erected and dedicated to commemorate the purchase and preservation of two properties totaling 2.2 acres on the site of the 1862 Battle of Shepherdstown. The properties are contiguous to the historic Cement Mill property...

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Shepherdstown Battlefield Special Resource Study

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Park Service News Release National Park Service Seeks Public Comment on the Shepherdstown Battlefield Special Resource Study/Boundary Study/Environmental Assessment WASHINGTON - Today, the National Park Service (NPS) released the...

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Help Save 13 acres at Harper’s Ferry

Harpers Ferry is one of the most historic places in the United States. In 1783, Thomas Jefferson stood in awe of its beauty. Abolitionist John Brown raided the U.S. arsenal at Harpers Ferry in 1859, only to be captured by U.S. Marines led by Col. Robert E. Lee and Lt....

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Shepherdstown Battlefield Updates

The Civil War Trust has negotiated to purchase a property on the Shepherdstown Battlefield and has asked for the Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association's (SBPA) help in funding the purchase. The property, with a house, is 1.6 acres and contiguous to the...

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