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“Page Putnam Miller, director of the National Coordinating Committee for the Protection of History, pointed out that in 1993 only 3 percent of the 2,000 national historic landmarks in the United States focused on women…. “According to a 1995 study by the Colorado Historical Society, ‘No markers interpret women or women’s experience in Colorado,’ no […]

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“According to William Surface of the Museum of the Cape Fear in Fayetteville, North Carolina, ‘It became a badge of honor for some Southerners to have an ancestor whose house was burned by Sherman’s troops.’ “Betty McCain, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, exemplified this mindset while testifying [in 1994] before the […]

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