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Hands-On History: Places Matter

Posted on: March 21st, 2016 No Comments

By Steven Engelhart There are lots of ways to learn about and understand history. We read about history in books, magazines, and from original sources. We see history through the photographs of Matthew Brady or Seneca Ray Stoddard, paintings by Benjamin West or by poring over old maps. We hear the recollections of those who experienced war, depression, and other events great and small. But the most tangible access that we have to history is through our daily contact with historic buildings and places. When I walk across Keeseville’s Stone Arch Bridge, I am inspired by the work of Solomon >> More