PublicHistory Roundtable: The Centennial of the US National Park Service

AHA Session 280
Sunday, January 10, 2016: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Grand Ballroom C (Hilton Atlanta, Second Floor)
Tara Elisabeth Travis, National Park Service
Beyond the Border: National Park Service Collaboration with Mexico
Nelly Robles Garcia, Atzompa Archaeological Project, National Institute of Anthropology and History

Session Abstract

During its centennial year, this roundtable session explores the origin and evolution of the U.S. National Park Service as a conceptual model for global heritage. The session includes multi-disciplinary perspectives including history, building conservation, archeology and community studies. This round table conversation explores the legacy of the National Park Service and different models of heritage management, preservation, conservation and community engagement.

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