Fall 2012 Table of Contents
- Restoration on High
More than 100 years after Washington National Cathedral’s first stone was set, its masons are planning to rebuild in the wake of the August 2011 5.8-magnitude earthquake, which rumbled the East Coast from Georgia to Maine.
- Reinventing Rosenwalds
As Rosenwald Schools, where African-Americans were educated in the aftermath of slavery, mark their centennial, preservationists and former students are reclaiming the abandoned buildings.
Visiting the battlefield, one is struck by the pristine environment, unspoiled by modern development. Author and historian Nicholas Redding explains how saving Antietam has become a model for battlefield preservation.
- Travel: Canal Quarters
Part of President Washington’s original vision for the capital city, the C&O Canal today offers visitors a chance to trace history along its towpath or overnight in one of its recently renovated lockhouses.
- Outside the Box: Lucky Whaler
Saving the last remaining American whaling ship.
- Place Setting: Worth Its Salt
Visit Boulder's historic Salt bistro.
- Itinerary: St. Louis, MO
Learn about the historic inns, restaurants, and activities of St. Louis.
- Back Story: History's Documentarian
Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns explains why he's a preservationist.
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