Sunday, January 4, 2009

Wilderness Battlefield stressed

Walmart plans to build a supercenter in Locust Grove, Va. That's right on the path that the Union Army took as it left winter camp in Culpeper Virginia and marched toward its encounter with Robert E. Lee in the Wilderness.

I have driven and walked that path down Virginia Route 3!. It was bad enough that a gas station / convenience store was located almost on top of the site of the old Wilderness Tavern. But to think of a megachain Big-Box store is a bit more than I can deal with.

More on the plans are here:

Please consider joining in the effort to stop Walmart's ill considered plan. Surely they can locate elsewhere, perhaps closer to Culpeper?