Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities Historic Preservation Workshop

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May 5, 2018
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Local History

Landscapes of Conflict: Battlefield Preservation

1-day workshop
This day-long workshop will examine national, state, county, and municipal efforts at recognizing and preserving America’s fields of conflict. Using camps, fortifications, and battlefields of the American Revolution as case studies, the day will include a morning of presentations from historians, archaeologists, and county planners. Topics will include (1) an overview of national movement for battlefield preservation, (2) battlefield preservation on the state/county/municipality level, including heritage areas, and specific battlefield studies, such as Trenton, Red Bank, Princeton, Brandywine, and others, (3) use of archaeology in battlefield studies, and (4) the role of community in battlefield preservation, including study, inventory, awareness, stewardship, and heritage tourism.

Instructors: Ian Burrow and Wade Catts
Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time: 9:00a.m.-3:00p.m.
Location: Historical Society of Princeton and Princeton Battlefield State Park
Cost: $75
Credits: .6 CEUs

For more information and registration, visit https://preservation.rutgers.edu/programs/spring-2018-offerings/. 

Contact Info: 

Rachel Craft, Programs Assistant

Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities

Rutgers University - Camden