Gettysburg National Military Park: Confederate Monuments Here To Stay

Despite the decision made by many cities and states across the country to remove Confederate monuments, one national park said it will not remove any Civil War memorials. Katie Lawhon, senior adviser for the park service’s Gettysburg battlefield office, told the Reading Eagle the site-specific memorials are important, and the park service’s job is to […]

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Gettysburg National Military Park: A New Birth of Freedom

The Battle of Gettysburg was a major turning point in the Civil War, the Union victory that ended General Robert E. Lee’s second and most ambitious invasion of the North. Often referred to as the “High Water Mark of the Rebellion”, Gettysburg was the Civil War’s largest battle. It was also the bloodiest single battle […]

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RVs Move America: Where Do RV Parks Have The Most Impact?

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In an earlier post, we detailed the results of RVs Move America, the first-ever economic impact study of the recreation vehicle industry. This economic impact study broke down the overall impact of the industry as a whole on the U.S. — $49.7 billion annually — and it also released information state by state listing details […]

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Twist Your Own Pretzel At Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, established in 1861, is the first commercial pretzel bakery in America. Julius Sturgis is located in historic Lititz in the middle of beautiful Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Now, all these years later, the bakery is still operated by the Sturgis family using the same old-fashioned recipe and methods originally established by Julius […]

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Honor The Fallen & Remember The Brave This Memorial Day

Every May, America commemorates those who have died while serving in the armed forces by organizing parades, picnics, and visits to cemeteries and national memorials across the country. This Memorial Day, honor those brave men and women by exploring the country’s national parks, many of which are home to preserved historic sites, monuments, and memorials dedicated to […]

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