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New Museum and Visitor Center to Open at Gettysburg National Military Park

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GETTYSBURG, Pa., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new museum dedicated to the
history of the Battle of Gettysburg in the context of the Civil War will
open April 14, 2008, at Gettysburg National Military Park. A joint project
of the Gettysburg Foundation and the National Park Service, the museum will
join together artifacts, hands-on exhibits, multimedia technology, and
archival materials for an interactive, enriching experience that will
excite visitors of all ages and instill a deeper understanding of the Civil
War, its causes and consequences. The new Museum and Visitor Center is part
of a $125 million fundraising campaign to preserve the historic integrity
of Gettysburg. Read More...

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