Civil War Preservation Trust

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Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT)

Address:1331 H St NW, Suite 1001
Washington, DC 20005

Established: 1999, through the merger of the Association for the Preservation of Civil War Sites (1987) with the Civil War Trust (1991). Description:Dedicated to preserving endangered Civil War battlefields. Conducts heritage tours, educational activities and historical re-enactment programs to inform Americans about the significance of the Civil War in their nation's history. Members: 70,000. Dues: $35/year.
Publications: Hallowed Ground (quarterly); free to members.

See other parks in District of Columbia.
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Our supporters and others interested in helping preserve the nation's Civil War heritage have increasingly turned to the Internet in their everyday lives, and are more open to electronic communications as a means for establishing and sustaining relationships with our organization - they expect us to provide an efficient and effective online experience," said Rob Shenk, Director of Internet Strategy and Development for the Civil War Preservation Trust.
Jim Lighthizer, president of the Civil War Preservation Trust, added: 'The Civil War touched many corners of the world, perhaps none more so than Merseyside.
Further, I encourage all members of the Civil War Preservation Trust and all those who respect America's past who served in the armed services to join the effort.
The company's clients include many well-known national and international public/private partnerships and non-profit institutions including the Smithsonian Institution, the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation, the World War II Museum Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, the Army Historical Foundation, ThinkLondon, British Council, and the Civil War Preservation Trust, among others.
May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Marcheta Sparrow will be the keynote speaker at a ceremony marking the transfer of 54 acres of the Perryville Battlefield from the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) will release an investigative report on the status of the nation's battlefields at a news conference on Tuesday, March 13, 2007.
The Civil War Preservation Trust is committed to working with other preservation groups to protect the Gettysburg battleground.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) today announced the addition of the Wirral Maritime Heritage Trail to the 600-site Civil War Discovery Trail.
The poll was commissioned by the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT), the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), and the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP).
Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne Joins With Civil War Preservation Trust to Announce $2 Million Grant for the Historic Slaughter Pen Farm on the Fredericksburg Battlefield
The Civil War Discovery Trail, created a decade ago by the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT), tells the comprehensive story of the bloodiest war in the history of the United States.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) issued a statement today in response to the illegal bulldozing of a portion of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park this past weekend by a handful of local developers.

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