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Gettysburg National Military Park Honors James Tate

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Date: May 18, 2012
Contact: Katie Lawhon, (717) 334-1124, ext. 3121

Bob Kirby and Jim Tate
Superintendent Bob Kirby with Jim Tate
(Gettysburg NMP)

Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide James Tate was presented with the Superintendent's Award for Excellence in April for "Lifelong Excellence" as a Licensed Battlefield Guide. Tate has served for 60 years as a licensed guide on the Gettysburg battlefield. Gettysburg National Military Park Superintendent Bob Kirby presented the award.

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