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Vlog: Reimagining Gettysburg

The Importance of Preserving Our National Parks

July 9, 2019

Fix Our Parks: Pew Charitable Trust talks with Gettysburg Foundation president Matthew C. Moen, Ph.D.


Recreating the authentic landscape and preserving the historic structures of the Gettysburg battlefield provide visitors with an educational tool to better understand the conflict and healing that occurred here. Preservation facilitates education.

Matthew C. Moen, Ph.D.

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AbsoluteURL: https://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/revisit-gettysburg/blog-reimagining-gettysburg/importance-of-preserving-our-national-parks