New opposition to Wal-Mart plan to build near Wilderness battlefield





A six-member alliance of regional and national organizations, called the Wilderness Battlefield Coalition, is mounting a counter-offensive [to Wal-Mart's effort to build a box store near the Wilderness battlefield]. Not just against Wal-Mart but against what it sees as the inevitable repercussions: congestion, sprawl, and irreparable damage to an important piece of American history.

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