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[NPS] Statement Regarding the Confederate Flag
The U.S. National Park Service ^ | June 25, 2015 | National Park Service

Posted on 06/26/2015 7:33:13 PM PDT by Timber Rattler

On June 24, National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis asked park superintendents to work with their partners and bookstore operators to voluntarily withdraw from sale items that solely depict a Confederate flag. The National Park Service press release can be found here.

"We strive to tell the complete story of America," National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis said of the agency's reputation for telling difficult parts of our history. "All sales items in parks are evaluated based on educational value and their connection to the park. Any stand-alone depictions of Confederate flags have no place in park stores."

Gettysburg National Military Park Superintendent Ed Clark asked the Gettysburg Foundation to consider this request. This morning, the Gettysburg Foundation President Joanne Hanley requested the bookstore operator, Event Network, to comply with the request.

Hanley said, "We are committed to our partnership with the National Park Service at Gettysburg for the preservation of resources and for outstanding educational programs."

Effective today, the book store at Gettysburg National Military Park's Museum &Visitor Center will no longer sell stand-alone items that solely feature the Confederate flag, including display and wearable items. This affects 11 out of 2,600 items carried in the book store.

The book store continues to sells a wide variety of items that feature both the U.S. and Confederate flags, as well books, DVDs, and other educational and interpretive media where the image of the Confederate flag is depicted in its historical context.

(Excerpt) Read more at nps.gov ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: barrycades; battleflag; confederate; dnctalkingpoints; jonathanbjarvis; obamaunist; obamunism; racebaiters
Pathetic.
1 posted on 06/26/2015 7:33:13 PM PDT by Timber Rattler
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To: Timber Rattler
The same loser who shut down outdoor veterans memorials, national parks, and Mount Rushmore during the 2013 "shutdown."


2 posted on 06/26/2015 7:35:59 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

Imbeciles.


3 posted on 06/26/2015 7:39:24 PM PDT by Ray76 (Obama says, "Unlike my mum, Ruth has all the documents needed to prove who Mark's father was.")
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To: Timber Rattler

Jarvis has been a train-wreck. Totally incompetent hack, fully at the behest of the administration.


4 posted on 06/26/2015 7:41:11 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard
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To: Timber Rattler

The boy even looks like a loser.


5 posted on 06/26/2015 7:41:45 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The Supreme Court is so gay.)
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To: Timber Rattler

The complete one-sided story of Obamaland shall be told!


6 posted on 06/26/2015 7:47:47 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Timber Rattler

National Park Service. Mississippians need not apply.

7 posted on 06/26/2015 7:52:22 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (Resistance to Tyranny is obedience to God!)
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To: Timber Rattler

Open a store just outside the park. All the business you can handle.

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8 posted on 06/26/2015 7:58:03 PM PDT by Boojum
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To: Timber Rattler

I own an Airstream camp trailer. We like to travel and we visit National Parks and occasionally camp in them. I. like many Airstream owners like to fly flags while camping. Generally, I fly three flags, Old Glory, MIA and the Gadsden flag.

I plan to add the Confederate flag. It might be interesting to see how Mr. Ranger deals with it....and then the privilege of meeting me. ;>)


9 posted on 06/26/2015 8:10:53 PM PDT by Gator113 (~~Cruz, OR LOSE~~ Ted Cruz REMAINS the only true Conservative in this race. ~~ just livin' life~~)
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To: Timber Rattler
Any stand-alone depictions of Confederate flags have no place in park stores."

Cowardly, self serving political hack. I hope Smokey eats him.

10 posted on 06/26/2015 8:14:24 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Timber Rattler

“..”We strive to tell the complete story of America,...”
Except the part where we don’t.


11 posted on 06/26/2015 8:31:41 PM PDT by Sasparilla (If you want peace, prepare for war.)
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Can you buy Mexican flags at parks in the US southwest?

#ReconquistaMovement

12 posted on 06/26/2015 8:35:05 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ("Psychopathia Sexualis, I'm in love with a horse that comes from Dallas" - Lenny Bruce (1958))
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To: FlingWingFlyer

looks like a RUMP RANGER to me.


13 posted on 06/26/2015 10:08:02 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: Timber Rattler

14 posted on 06/27/2015 4:48:58 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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