Civil War Institute
Freeman Tilden argues that the purpose of good interpretation is to inspire people to want to discover and learn for themselves in order to gain an understanding and appreciation for what they see. After having experienced the challenges of interpreting the battlefields at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, I agree that provocation is important to good interpretation.
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Deros, Julia K., "Making the Most of Interpretative Tours at Fredericksburg and Spotslyvania National Military Park" (2017). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 217.