Casino proposed near battlefield splits Gettysburg

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Casino proposed near battlefield splits Gettysburg

Tourists Sandy and Brian Augustine of East Freedom, Pa., read Monday about Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa. Some preservationists worry that a plan to build a casino near the park, if successful, would cheapen the sacrifice of the soldiers who died in the 1863 Civil War battle and ruin the area’s wholesome reputation that draws tourists.

Casino proposed near battlefield splits Gettysburg

Tourists Sandy and Brian Augustine of East Freedom, Pa., read Monday about Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa. Some preservationists worry that a plan to build a casino near the park, if successful, would cheapen the sacrifice of the soldiers who died in the 1863 Civil War battle and ruin the area’s wholesome reputation that draws tourists.
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