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Maryland Tourism Stakeholders Attend Gettysburg Civil War Trails Regional Meeting

A Gettysburg Civil War Trails regional meeting was held with Civil War Trails Executive Director Drew Gruber and representatives from local, county and state tourism agencies, Civil War Heritage Areas and historical societies. The group discussed adding sites in Pennsylvania to the Gettysburg Campaign Civil War Trail. Tourism stakeholders from Pennsylvania are in the process of raising funds to add new Civil War Trail waysides to tell stories about the Confederate invasion and retreat and the Federal Army and Cavalry that pursued the Confederates before and after the Battle of Gettysburg. Participants discussed topics including funding and planning considerations for adding new sites, map guide printing and fulfillment, sign maintenance, and marketing.