11 tips to keep things civil while visiting historic battlefields
By MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS Published: July 15, 2013
If you're not careful, your next step while exploring a Civil War battlefield could harm a precious physical remnant from a vital chapter of American history. Civil War sites are experiencing a significant boost in traffic as events observing the 150th anniversary of the conflict take place. Safeguarding these distinctive locations from the expected wear and tear can prove challenging. When touring a National Battlefield or National Military Park, visitors should bear in mind some of these guidelines.
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