The Journey Through Hallowed Ground

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About Us

The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership  is a non-profit, four-state partnership dedicated to raising awareness of the unparalleled American heritage in the region running from Gettysburg, PA., through Maryland and Harpers Ferry, W.VA., to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, VA. With more history than any other region in the nation, the Journey Through Hallowed Ground was recognized by Congress as a National Heritage Area and offers authentic heritage tourism programs and award-winning educational programs for students of all ages. 

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  • Background

    Extending from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, through Maryland and West Virginia, and ending at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Virginia, The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is a fascinating glimpse into American history, teeming with battlefields, historic sites, charming towns, and breathtaking natural beauty. Learn more about how we can help you get the most out of your visit to this legendary region.

  • Mission Statement

    The mission of The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership  is dedicated to raising national and international awareness of the unparalleled history in the region extending from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, through Maryland and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia to Jefferson's Monticello in Albemarle County, Virginia.

  • Leadership & Board

    With more historical sites, parks, and battlefields than any other region in the nation, the JTHG was recognized by Congress as a National Heritage Area. 

  • Partners

    JTHG Partners realize the importance of protecting and preserving the heritage and cultural resources of the Civil War battlefields, National Parks, and historic sites within this legendary region extending from Gettysburg, PA to Monticello, VA.

  • Team

    The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership  is a non-profit, four-state partnership dedicated to preserving our American heritage in the region running from Gettysburg, PA through Maryland and Harpers Ferry, WV to Jefferson's Monticello in Albemarle County, VA.

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