Welcome to a new feature here at the PreservationNation blog: Weekend Reads, wherein we'll be sharing a handful of the most interesting preservation-related stories we've come across over the course of the week.
Sunset at Lyndhurst, a National Trust Historic Site, via @SavingPlaces on Instagram.
"As we reflect on the events of the past few days in Baltimore, our thoughts are with those who are working to make our historic city a better place -- through pursuit of equal justice and the revitalization of historic neighborhoods." -- Baltimore Heritage: With our shared heritage, we are undaunted in working for Baltimore’s future
"A half-century after McJunkin died, his role in archeological history unknown, a Paleo-Indian archaeologist at Eastern New Mexico University named George Agogino learned the history of the Folsom site and finally gave McJunkin the credit he was due for the discovery of the bones that shifted the timeline of human settlement in North America." -- The Root: George McJunkin: How a Black Man’s Archaeological Discovery Changed History... Read More →
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