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Phone: 800-298-7878
1156 15th Street, NW
Suite 900

Washington
District of Columbia 20005
USA
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Target demographics: all Americans

Geographic areas served: Nationwide

Programs: The mission of the Civil War Trust: The preservation of America’s significant Civil War battlefields by protecting the land, and educating the public about the vital roles those battlefields played in directing the course of our nation’s history.

The Civil War Trust is the only national charitable organization in the country working to preserve historic land where the Civil War was fought. The Civil War Trust and its predecessor organizations have been saving land since 1987; in total we have saved over 40,000 acres of land.

In addition to saving hallowed ground, we also believe that there is a great need to educate the public about the importance of the Civil War. We are dedicated to interpreting the War and its significant battles, and do so for teachers, students, and the public through technological resources and innovative methods such as our state-of-the-art website and Battle Apps®.

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Our Mission: Preservation of America's Civil War battlefields by protecting the land and educating the public about the vital roles those battlefields played in directing the course of our nation's history.
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Over 40,000 acres saved to date!

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10/28/14
we have contributed over the last 8 years or more to support specific history preservation efforts. The communication is clear & the donations are applied to the intended use. We are also contribute to support the organization as we feel they do a great job preserving the history of our civil war. ... more »
10/27/14
The Civil War Trust has been part of our giving for 7 years. We have contributed to over 70 history saving initiatives. The Trust has faithfully and efficiently focused on preserving this essential part of our Heritage. The Civil War Trust is the single best way to save these hallowed fields... more »
10/24/14
I am involved with land preservation efforts on the Eastern Shore of Maryland serving as the Treasurer of the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy. I am also a great admirer of Civil War history and events, over time I have have watched the Civil War Trust grow as a leader in land preservation and ... more »
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