The National Park Service has named Steven Sims as the new superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site. Sims is currently serving as superintendent of Valley Forge National Historic Park, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site and the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail. where he reduced the park's maintenance backlog and preserving park resources. He also led Valley Forge National Historical Park through a $14 million visit center renovation.
"I am honored to have been selected to serve as the superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site," said Sims. "As a former Army Officer, I feel a deep responsibility to care for the hallowed grounds of Gettysburg, moreover, honoring the legacy of one of the most notable military generals and presidents of our nation is a privilege. I look forward to serving these parks and our neighbors in this new role."
Sims will begin serving as superintendent in early January 2020.
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