Civil War Tourism: Missouri

With the Civil War Sesquicentennial, a boom in Civil War tourism is underway.  Of course, Civil War tourism has been a constant feature of American life since 1865, with Civil War veterans themselves taking the lead in the process.  Normally, a civil war such as America experienced in the 1860s would be a wound for a nation that would never heal.  In our nation it became an odd source of national pride, patriotism and an opportunity to make a buck.  America, what a country! (more…)

Published in: on August 23, 2011 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on Civil War Tourism: Missouri  
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