Use Your Voice to Protect American History
There is only one national organization working to save America's battlefields today and for future generations: The American Battlefield Trust. We can’t save these threatened battlefields alone—we need help from concerned citizens like you. Please see our current actions below.
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Tell Congress to support the expansion of Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield to include the Newtonia Battlefield in Southwest Missouri.
In early 2020, torrential rainfalls caused catastrophic destruction at Vicksburg National Military Park. Tell Congress they should move swiftly to fund the required studies and see that the park is reopened to the public as quickly as possible.
Gettysburg National Military Park is threatened by a land development proposal for a 112-unit, multi-building, multi-story apartment rental complex on land directly abutting the portion of park along Willoughby Run.
Use your voice to tell officials to create protocols for evaluating solar and data center proposals before they approve any more spot zoning.
A proposed new interchange would erase a significant part of the battlefield and damage interpretation efforts, while endangering already preserved land and undermining future preservation opportunities.
Please take a moment to sign our letter of thanks to Governor Youngkin, his staff, and Virginia’s General Assembly for the care they expressed and the actions they took to safeguard Virginia’s history.
Our nation’s unprotected battlefields are facing a new generation of aggressive new threats: massive data center. We believe it is important to preserve and protect these hallowed grounds. If you agree, please take a moment to sign our petition.