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Charlotte Museum Of History And Historic Charlotte

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Newcomers to Charlotte often ask, “where is old Charlotte?” Everything is so new, so bright and shiny, finding bits and pieces of our history can prove challenging. Some may ask, “does anyone care” or “why is this important?” There are many people with ready answers to those questions and who are working hard to preserve the city’s history. We hear from a few of them about the importance of historic preservation and about what’s left to preserve.

Guests
Kay Peninger - executive director of the Charlotte Museum of History

John Kincheloe - president of Historic Charlotte Inc. and principal at LS3P Architects

Robert Bush - president of the Arts & Science Council