Historical Society Asks Pa. for Help in Preserving Gettysburg Artifacts
December 31, 2020
The Adams County Historical Society (ACHS) preserves some of Gettysburg's rarest treasures, and many of national significance.
Its collection includes a program from Lincoln's famous address, thousands of relics gathered from the battlefield, personal belongings of esteemed abolitionist Thaddeus Stevens and First Lady Mamie Eisenhower, Native American projectiles, dinosaur footprints, and much more. To ensure that these tangible links to the past survive for future generations to study and appreciate, ACHS has launched a $5-million-dollar campaign to construct a new exhibit gallery, archive...