|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 3 Nov 2011 13:08:55 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PRESERVATION: Ft. Monroe (VA) to become National Monument|
Fort Monroe to become a national park By LEO SHANE III Stars & Stripes November 1, 2011WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama this morning designated former Army base Fort Monroe as a national monument, saying the move will preserve an important piece of American history and help bring new jobs to Virginia.
About 570 acres of the base, closed last month, would be set aside in a historic landmark district. Plans call for the preservation of the majority of the buildings left on the base and related improvements to create a full national park there, the 22nd in Virginia and 396th nationwide.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.stripes.com/blogs/stripes-central/stripes-central-1.8040/ fort-monroe-to-become-a-national-park-1.159435
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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