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Press Release | March 11, 2019

Navy Provides Response to ACHP

U.S. Fleet Forces Command

NORFOLK, Va.   –  

The Secretary of the Navy has responded to the comments from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP). The Navy agrees with ACHP on a number of comments and plans to provide the National Park Service with funds ($887,000) to support Ferry House preservation, and to install historical interpretive signs within the Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve.

The Navy is committed to ensuring that it remains a good neighbor with the local communities surrounding our installations while at the same time meeting our urgent national defense priorities. A copy of the Navy's response to the ACHP is provided as an attachment, and is available on the EA-18G Growler Environmental Impact Statement at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island Complex website at