Developing a Battlefield Program (History Matters: Historical Musings of Jared Frederick)
An interesting history-related post from History Matters: Historical Musings of Jared Frederick:
With Park Ranger Matt Atkinson
Park Rangers, historians, teachers, and battlefield guides all possess different manners of presentation while conducting tours and programs at sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park. Some specialize in educational outreach, making the past relevant and similar in the lives of young students. Others elaborate on tactics, maneuvers, and heroism for the military-minded park visitor. Meanwhile, some seek to instill ideals of civic engagement, active citizenship, and responsibility. All in all, the beauty of National Park Service programs is their diversity. One could take six Pickett's Charge tours with six different rangers and receive six ...
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