Speaker Series #3
HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND PLACE-BASED TEACHING: The Importance of Knowing our History and Culture
in Order to Preserve our Democratic Republic
O. James Lighthizer - President of the American Battlefield Trust
August 28th | 7:00 p.m.
For the past 20 years, O. James Lighthizer has been responsible for the preservation of battlefield sites involved in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Civil War. Under his leadership, the American Battlefield Trust has saved over 50,000 acres of land in 24 states.
soldiers, and place-based teaching effectively tells this story of the creation and defining of the United States, warts and all: one of the greatest ever told.