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Pennsylvania Communities Honored

Presentation of an $80,000 Preserve America Grant to the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation OfficeSeven Preserve America Communities and one Preserve America Grant winner were honored at an event in Gettysburg April 11. The Pennsylvania Past Players, dressed in Civil War-era attire, welcomed the crowd, and the event was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

Preserve America Community Gettysburg is planning for the 150th anniversary of its Civil War battle. Preserve America Communities Carlisle, Chambersburg, Hanover, Harrisburg, Lancaster and York were also honored.


Updated October 6, 2008