National Trust for Historic Preservation Announces 2005 List of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

The National Trust for Historic Preservation named the 175-mile-long corridor from Gettysburg, PA to Monticello to its 2005 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.

National Trust for Historic Preservation Press Release - June 2, 2005

“The Journey Through Hallowed Ground” Corridor, VA, MD, PA – Encompassing hundreds of historic sites including, six homes of U.S. presidents, the largest collection of Civil War battlefields, Native American and African American historic sites, and numerous scenic rivers, roads and landscapes, the land is imminently threatened by suburban sprawl. The Journey Through Hallowed Ground initiative, a tri-state collaboration, is a public-private effort seeking 21st century solutions to balance growth and historic preservation in ways that celebrate and protect the region’s heritage. If this initiative fails, 400 years of American heritage may be lost.

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Explore The Journey Through Hallowed Ground

This is the ground of our Founding Fathers. These are landscapes that speak volumes--small towns, churches, fields, mountains, creeks and rivers with names such as Bull Run and Rappahannock. They are the real thing, and what shame we will bring on ourselves if we destroy them" -- David McCullough, a Pulitzer Prize winning writer and historian

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