On Thursday, final app sites are due.
Please also read Weeks, Gettysburg, chaps. 7-8 and Tyler-McGraw, “Southern Comfort Levels: Race, Heritage Tourism, and the Civil War in Richmond” (both on ECR).
For your 100-word blog post, please discuss the impact on tourism of the rise of what Weeks calls “image tribes.” How did Gettysburg changes reflect this new reality?
YouTube clip from 60 Minutes on Gettysburg Observation Tower controversy in 1970s
YouTube video of view from top of Gettysburg tower in 1994
YouTube clip of Gettysburg tower implosion in 2000
YouTube clip of reenactment of Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg in 2008