Gettysburg 2.0

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The Battle of Gettysburg was a pivotal point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee’s most ambitious invasion of the North. Gettysburg is sometimes referred to as the “High Water Mark of the Rebellion”, as it was the bloodiest battle of the war.
During my term at the Olmsted Center, I have had the chance to visit Gettysburg and help create a Record of Treatment document for the park. As Gettysburg is the largest restoration project ever undertaken by the National Park Service, documentation of their past work is important to help other parks make decisions based on the best practices of Gettysburg.
One major project for the park is fence building and maintenance. It has been my job to document the different types of fences within the park that were influential to the outcome of the battle. These construction sheets will be used to ensure proper building of fences by staff and volunteers alike.

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One response to “Gettysburg 2.0

  1. Ashley, this is a great package and conveys the information very well. So exciting to see this coming together!

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