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Northern Virginia historic land preservation took the spotlight at the Journey Through Hallowed Ground 10-year anniversary annual conference from May 19-20 in the organization's Waterford home base.
The organization is a historical land preservation group with property stretching from Gettsyburg,... More
Two Hundred Fifty travel professionals from 30 states and more than 50 companies celebrated National Travel & Tourism week by helping the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership’s Living Legacy Project – an initiative designed to plant a tree for each of the 620,000 fallen Civil War soldiers.... More
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in Leesburg award a total of $238,770 as part of the 2015 Good Neighbor Grants to nine Northern Virginia nonprofits focused on education.
“Our 2015 Good Neighbor Grants are fostering the creation of innovative new programs and amplifying cutting-edge programs that have... More
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership is celebrating its first 10 years at its home base of Waterford this month. Special activities to mark the milestone are planned during its May 19-20 annual meeting at the village’s Old School. The nonprofit is dedicated to educating the public about... More
On a hot and cloudless Friday, 250 volunteers from nonprofit organizations Tourism Cares and The Journey Through Hallowed Ground joined together to plant 1,300 trees along Rt. 15 just south of Leesburg.“It’s more of a burn,” team leader Amanda D’Aiuto, of Massachusetts, remarked about getting... More
As part of its living legacy project to plant a tree in honor of each person who perished in the Civil War, the Journey Through Hallowed Ground (JTHG) Partnership planted 200 trees Sunday at The Inn at Meander Plantation. Each tree is geotagged with the name of a soldier and his story, if available. Speakers... More
New roots are growing in the Orange County ground where troops in the Confederacy crossed on their way to the Battle of Cedar Mountain.
Sunday, Charlottesville-based soldiers planted 200 trees as part of a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's end. The end goal of the Living... More
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground will hold its first Living Legacy tree-planting ceremony of the year April 12, when it will add 500 trees to the Inn at Meander Plantation in Madison County, Virginia.
National Guard members will join wounded veterans and descendants of Civil War soldiers for the planting... More
Tourism Cares is inviting volunteers to help commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. In partnership with the Journey Through Hallowed Ground and its Living Legacy Project, Tourism Cares will help in a campaign to plant a tree in honor of every fallen Civil War soldier. The Living Legacy Project... More
Voice of America | Journey Through Hallowed Ground: Capturing America's Most Historic Places (On Assignment)
VOA's Julie Taboh tells On Assignment's Lisa Vohra about her coverage of an exhibit and book featuring photos of some of the most historic sites and landscapes in the United States.