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Continued: 2 centers in Virginia team up in $30 million effort to create top US Civil War museum

  • Article by: STEVE SZKOTAK , Associated Press
  • Last update: November 18, 2013 - 9:33 AM

The new museum, he said, "will define how visitors experience the dramatic story of the Civil War and will communicate the powerful and untold stories that provide transcendent meaning for this event, which shaped our country's history."

Coleman could barely contain her enthusiasm as she offered a sneak peak at some of the future exhibits at the yet-unnamed museum, including a look at the extraordinary growth of Richmond as the Confederate capital.

"The idea is to create experiences for our guests that are really different so they can understand the conflict more deeply," she said. "It's really exciting."

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