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Home arrowNews arrowACHP to Hold July 1 Public Meeting in Virginia on Corps of Engineers Chancellorsville Battleground Permit Issue
ACHP to Hold July 1 Public Meeting in Virginia on Corps of Engineers Chancellorsville Battleground Permit Issue

For more information, contact Bruce Milhans, (202) 606-8513,

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WHAT: The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) will hold a public meeting July 1, 2003, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Massaponax High School, Fredericksburg, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting is to gather testimony on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District's evaluation of a permit application pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act for six road crossings over streams associated with a proposed 273-acre residential subdivision.

The property, known as the Ashley-Orrock tract, is located on land eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. It occupies parts of the site associated with the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville. Following the meeting, the ACHP will develop comments to forward to the Secretary of the Army by July 18, 2003.

WHO: The Army Corps of Engineers, the property owner, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, the consulting parties under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the public will have an opportunity to address the ACHP.

HOW: Those desiring to attend and make statements are advised to pre-register by e-mail, mail, fax, or phone by 5 p.m. EDT June 27. Please provide name and the organization the speaker officially represents (if any) when registering to speak.

E-mail; fax information to (202) 606-5072; or phone (202) 606-8505. Mail registrations should be sent to Dr. Tom McCulloch, ACHP, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 803, Washington, DC 20004.

Note that you are pre-registering for the Corps of Engineers meeting on July 1. Those not registering by June 27 will have the opportunity to sign up to make statements at the meeting, but pre-registrants will have speaking priority.

WRITTEN COMMENTS: Written comments also will be accepted at the meeting. Those unable to attend, or who prefer to send written comments at another time, may submit them to the ACHP until 5 p.m. EDT July 9, 2003. Written comments may be sent to the e-mail address, fax number, or office address listed above.

WHERE: Massaponax High School auditorium, 8201 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. For driving directions see the Massaponax High School Web site at

About ACHP, National Historic Preservation Act, and Section 106: For detailed information, please visit the ACHP Web site at

More information on ACHP's involvement in Chancellorsville Battlefield

Posted June 19, 2003

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