Grant awarded for the Far Away Farm!

“Great job folks, especially donors, in getting this done. Congratulations!” Mike Nickerson, President of the Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association.

Message from The National Park Service regarding its November 18/22 New Release:

The Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission has been selected to receive American Battlefield Protection Program Battlefield Land Acquisition Grant (BLAG) for the acquisition of the Far Away Farm Tract at Shepherdstown Battlefield.

Here is a link to the announcement, which the National Park Service made today:
National Park Service awards nearly $2 million to protect over 200 acres at four Civil War battlefields – Office of Communications

As always, thank you for your continued efforts to preserve our Nation’s important battlefields.

Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants
American Battlefield Protection Program
National Park Service