Name of Engagement

Spatial History in the Public Square: Images, Maps, & Archives in the Community

Contact Information

Dr. Kevin Borg

Contact Details

borgkl@jmu.edu

Description

Dr. Kevin Borg and Mr. Bradley Andrick in Facilities Management partnered this year with well-known local historian and former president of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society Mr. Dale MacAllister and Ms. Robin Lyttle, creator of the Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage website on a project entitled “Spatial History in the Public Square: Images, Maps, & Archives in the Community.” The SHPS, which links particular places in the Harrisonburg community to textual, photographic, and other resources held by regional libraries and museums, holds real potential as an affordable and easily used spatial history resource for communities with modest resources. available.

Web Presence

https://www.jmu.edu/news/2016/06/23-spatial-history-project.shtml

Involvement

Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Date

Academic Year AY '15-'16

Frequency

One Time Only

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement

Format

Program

On/Off campus

Off campus

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