scouts-l Mail Archive for June of 2000: Re: Closing of the National Scout Museum
Mark Arend (mwarend@INTERNETWIS.COM
Wed Jun 07 2000 - 08:33:07 CDT
>>If YOU were on the "National Museum Task Force", where would YOU place it
>In a perfect world I would put it at a major airport, such as Chicago or St
>Louis so people could visit it on their down time between flights...
>However, it does bring to mind the thought that since the collection is
>going into storage anyway, perhaps the museum could work out a travelling
>show with the best items to tour between airports for the next few years
>until a new permanent home is established.
A great idea, but why limit it to airports? There are lots of other public
spaces (museums, civic centers, libraries) that have exhibit space and
would probably jump at a well-organized, attractive traveling exhibit.
Mark W. Arend, Scoutmaster Outside of a dog a book is
Troop 736 Man's best friend. Inside
Beaver Dam, Wisc. of a dog it's too dark