The National Park Service posts notices of proposed deaccessions and museum items available for deaccession at this site. Notices are posted for 45 days.
The museum items posted at this site may be deaccessioned outside the Federal government only by exchange or conveyance (donation). The NPS does not deaccession museum items by sale.
The NPS may only convey museum items to institutions that are dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of natural or cultural heritage and qualified to manage museum collections. Private institutions must be exempt from federal taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Petersburg National Battlefield – Intent to ConveyPetersburg National Battlefield intends to deaccession two Civil War era Coehorn mortars by conveyance (donation). The Coehorn mortars are outside the park’s scope of collection. They have been advertised throughout the NPS, and are not needed by the parks. The Coehorn mortars are consistent with the mission and scope of the recipient, Pamplin Historical Park in Dinwiddie County, Virginia.
Contact for questions or comments on this transaction:
Emmanuel Dabney, Museum Curator
1539 Hickory Hill Road
Petersburg, Virginia 23803
Posted on September 18, 2023
Hampton National Historic Site – Objects Available
The following objects are outside the park’s scope of collections and are available for conveyance to qualified non-federal institutions.
535 Hampton Lane
Towson, MD 21286
Posted on August 15, 2023