Tag: Preservation

  • Stop Wal-Mart at the Wilderness Battlefield

    The Civil War blogosphere is alive with concern over Wal-Mart’s recently released plan to build a Super Wal-Mart just north of the Wilderness battlefield. I wanted to make sure to add my voice in opposition to this Wal-Mart. There are FOUR other Wal-Mart’s in a 20 mile radius, for crying out loud! A Super Wal-Mart […]

  • Civil War Talk Radio: June 13, 2008

    Air Date: 061308 Subject: The History of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, Indiana Web Site: The Lincoln Museum Book: Did Lincoln Own Slaves?: And Other Frequently Asked Questions About Abraham Lincoln Guest: None. See the summaries. Summary: Gerry Prokopowicz covers the history of the Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne, Indiana, scheduled to close on […]

  • Odds & Ends: May 15, 2008

    It’s time again for another round of Odds & Ends. One of the more interesting studies mentions Multiman Publishing plans to start releasing Civil War board games set in the Western Theater and using the Great Campaigns of the American Civil War series rules. Pawnderings, a wargaming blog, goes over the interesting history of the […]

  • Preservation: How to Do It Right

    Centex Homes of Texas gets kudos for its willingness to work with local preservation groups so as to save a battlefield but still get to develop the land surrounding the battlefield. In an unprecedented partnership that should serve as the template for all such efforts, Centex agreed to carve out the Bristoe Station battlefield site […]