“History is what makes a society. Without history, you don’t have a society. How did all societies exist? Because someone recorded their history.” “It provides a connection, a personal connection. The artifacts that we collect, people are more generally apt to connect with (human) examples. We use artifacts for studying. There are examples of current conflicts where the terrain is such … [Read more...] about Viewpoint: Why should society preserve history?
Missouri Preservation, a non-profit organization that operates statewide to preserve historical properties, awarded Fort Leonard Wood the Preserve Missouri Award for its role in restoring the Black Officers’ Club and a mural by African-American artist Staff Sgt. Samuel Countee. The ceremony was held at the Missouri State Capitol rotunda Tuesday. State Rep. Steve Lynch of House District 122 … [Read more...] about Missouri Preservation awards Fort Leonard Wood for Black Officers’ Club, historic mural restoration