Efforts Underway to Preserve Battle of Waterloo Site
Efforts are under way to restore the Hougoumont Farm on the site of the 1815 Wellington later said the outcome of the battle was decided here. In addition to restoring the structures on the farm, the Project Hougoumont aim is to preserve the few remaining trees that still bear the riddle marks of musketballs.
Project Hougoumont, chaired by , is supported by many historical authors including Bernard Cornwell and , and such distinguished personages as the present Duke of Wellington .
To find out how you can help preserve and restore the battlefield site in time for the 2015 commemoration of the Battle of Waterloo, go to http://www.projecthougoumont.com in Belgium.
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