From our treasurer and traveling historian Tom Holtz. Yesterday I spent the morning on the New Market Battlefield in New Market Virginia. The site contains the battlefield and the Virginia Museum of the Civil War. The museum is state of the art with exhibits, dioramas, interpretive maps and artifacts including an extensive weapons collection. A … More A Trip to New Market
I’ve got a few more prizes to add to the Membership Raffle. Pirate Bust from TFB Miniatures From Sabot Miniatures, Confederate Officer Bust A $50 gift certificate from Birchtree Ent. Mitches Military Models – a £60 gift certificate
From the Hussar, Tulsa, OK FeR Norman Warrior, Hastings 1066 1/16th scale bust and Andrea Imperial Guard Grenadier Officer 1/10 scale bust. More to come so stay tuned.
The APG Annual Membership Drive is underway. As in the past, we are asking for your support in helping us save our history. So far this year we are committed to a donation to the Gettysburg National Military Park for an artifact in their collection. We are also looking at a few more projects including … More Membership Drive Underway
Last week, the APG Board of Directors authorized a donation of $7500 to the ABT for the purchase, restoration, and preservation, of key Pickett/Pettigrew Charge property. The property, currently the site of “General Pickett’s Buffet”, is relocating to a new site off of the battlefield. From the ABT “We have an unparalleled preservation opportunity to help … More APG donates to the American Battlefield Trust for Gettysburg property.
Last week, just prior to the MMSI Show, we were notified by Greg Goodell that the National Park Service (NPS) and the Gettysburg Foundation (GF) have agreed to our proposal for an exhibit next August 2023. The exhibit will be held at the Visitor Center and mirror what we did in Philadelphia this past June. … More Back to Gettysburg.
A big thank you to everyone that participated in our auction at the MMSI Show last weekend. The auction was very successful and will help us continue to fund more preservation efforts in the future. I’d also like to thank all of those that purchased figures from the table and made cash donations. Again, the … More Thank you
I’d like to announce the Artist Preservation Group 2022 Auction. The auction will be held at the MMSI Show at the Schaumburg Marriott on Sat Oct 22. The auction will be held in the Schaumburg room from 12:30 to 1:30. Again this year we have some great pieces up for bidding. You need not be … More Artist Preservation Group 2022 Auction
This Wednesday, the APG Board of Directors approved funding the purchase of a rare ca 1730 Type II Dutch musket for the Sons of the American Revolution Museum being built in Louisville, KY. According to Zac Distel Curator and Exhibits Director for the SAR obtaining this musket was a high priority for them. As a … More Dutch Musket for the Sons of the American Revolution Museum.
This week the APG answered the call from the American Battlefield Trust to help preserve parcels of land at 3 Virginia battlefields, with a donation of $5000. The battlefields, a total of 52 acres at Second Manassas, Reams Station, and Cumberland Church are all under threat of development. Once again the ABT has stepped in … More The APG Steps in Again.