Tuesday, May 26, 2015

NPS takes a new look at Reconstruction

With its observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War now past, the National Park Service is turning its attention to a lesser-known period of American history: Reconstruction. The agency is embarking on a yearlong study to inventory sites throughout the South and beyond that are important to telling the sometimes-bloody story of a time when 4 million freed blacks worked to build lives as a free people. • Article

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