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Funds Will Preserve Civil War Battle Lands

August 29th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Washington County has received $3.1 million for their Rural Legacy Program.  The funds will be used to purchase conservation easements on properties that are near or surround the Antietam Battlefield.  Chris Boggs, Rural Preservation Administrator for Washington County, says they have an applicant list of about 50 landowners wishing to settle an easement for their property…