Civil War Battlefield

Interpreting Historic Places

John Jackson :: Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Think about the last time you went to a historic place. Maybe you took a trip to Washington DC and explored the monuments; perhaps it was to a Civil War battlefield in the south; or maybe it was to Graceland to see Elvis’ shag carpeting in person.

I’d bet that what you remember about that place wasn’t necessarily the fact that it existed and that you could tell your friends, “Yeah, I’ve been there.” It was how the historic place was interpreted that left an impression.

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