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February 12, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
The National Park Service defended its proposed $40-million face lift at the Gettysburg battlefield against complaints that a new visitors' center and retail complex would cheapen the Civil War site. The agency already has scaled down the privately funded proposal in Pennsylvania by eliminating an IMAX theater and cutting back the number of retail shops. Some preservationists and community groups complained that the agency failed to consider alternatives for replacing facilities.
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February 12, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
The National Park Service defended its proposed $40-million face lift at the Gettysburg battlefield against complaints that a new visitors' center and retail complex would cheapen the Civil War site. The agency already has scaled down the privately funded proposal in Pennsylvania by eliminating an IMAX theater and cutting back the number of retail shops. Some preservationists and community groups complained that the agency failed to consider alternatives for replacing facilities.
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