Monthly Archives: November 2013

Two Civil War Museums Team Up For A New Center

I came across this article…think it’s a good idea…hopefully visitors will gain a greater perspective of the civil war. RICHMOND, Virginia – One museum has among its vast Confederate-centric collection Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s sword and the flag that flew … Continue reading

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Could virtual tours replace the musuem experience?

I took a museum studies class last semester and we discuss the topic of virtual tours from museums. I know many museums have these tours to show their collections and keep up with the ever changing face of technology . … Continue reading

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race and reunion

I found our last class quite interesting from the  David Blight book race and reunion. It is even more interesting that I read the same book in my other class , yet we talked about it totally different. In my … Continue reading

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Lost Cause Rhetorics

I’ll admit this first: I am a reluctant student of the Civil War. That being said, I would argue that any person interested in history and living along the Dixie Highway/I-75 route of Sherman’s March (where every one of my … Continue reading

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The Cuban refugee experience of Guantánamo Bay | History@Work

The Cuban refugee experience of Guantánamo Bay | History@Work.

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Southern Intransigence

Reading about the Civil War Centennial Commemorations 50 years ago, as well as those that have come before it at various times, obviously puts the reader in mind of the sesquicentennial of that war currently being commemorated today.  Surely today, … Continue reading

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After reading this week’s article, I though about how 2013 is full of important anniversary dates in history. In Civil War history, it is the Sesquicentennial of the Gettysburg Address on Tuesday. (I’m doing an activity with my fourth graders about … Continue reading

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