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Destroyed Lives, Destroyed History – Historic Preservation and Natural Disasters

Through the night of December 10, 2021, over thirty tornadoes touched down in six states across the Mississippi River valley, from Arkansas to Kentucky. Reports estimate that over one hundred people died tragically in these storms, mostly in Monette, Arkansas; … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Touring (Virtually) Three Plantations with National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has been crafting virtual tours of sites across the country and the one they released recently has information and photographs of three plantations. “Take a trip” without leaving home (or the air-conditioning)!

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Tying Young Women to Civil War History

by ECW Correspondent Meghan Hall Emma Bickford, a 19-year-old college student, finds herself lamenting the decline of interest in history, especially among her peers. Instead of watching the trend continue, Bickford decided to step up. She’s making an effort to … Continue reading

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Twenty Years of Preservation at Chancellorsville Battlefield

Twenty years ago the National Trust for Historic Preservation listed Chancellorsville Battle among America’s eleven Most Endangered Historic Places. Now, it’s time to celebrate the preservation successes for this battlefield and important historic area! This coming Friday – March 2, … Continue reading

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