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Friends of the National Park at Gettysburg

Contact Information
1195 Baltimore Pike
P.O. Box 4629
Gettysburg, PA, 17325
Phone: (717) 338-1243
Fax: (717) 338-1245
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Organizational Information
Type of Organization Land Trust
Year Founded 1989
PA Counties of Operation Adams
Adopted S&P no

Mission or Purpose
The Friends of Gettysburg (part of the Gettysburg Foundation) is a national leader in battlefield landscape preservation, land protection, monument restoration, and education.

Land Conservation Figures
PennsylvaniaOut of State
Total Acres Conserved 637
Acres Owned 19
Acres Under Easement 298
Acres Transferred to Public Agency† 320
Other Acres Protected‡

Figures accurate as of 12/31/2015.

† Pertains to land that has been acquired by the land trust and than reconveyed to a local, county or state, state or federal government entity for conservation purposes.
‡ Other pertains to assistance in transactions including preparation and negotiation work and/or the reconveyance of land to another private conservation organization.