Back in January I had posted about a series of videos that the Stratton Foundation was going to be posting (1 a month) about Gene Stratton-Porter and her homesites in Indiana. At that time I explained more in depth about who Gene Stratton-Porter was, but I haven’t done a good job following up with posts about the following videos. Today I’m going to share May’s posted video.
This month they go back to Stratton-Porter’s House in Rome City, Indiana. This month they are talking with Dave Fox who is one of the historians who helps run the Wildflower Woods park and preserving Gene’s history. He talks about how the Stratton family reconnecting with the site has been beneficial for both sides. Video 5 is called “May 2014: Preserving Gene’s History with Dave Fox.”
It was originally published on May 12, 2014 and the Stratton Foundation commented on the video:
“Thank you so much to Dave Fox, Wildflower Woods Site Manager, for his leadership in making it a wonderful place for the public to visit and learn about the story of Gene Stratton-Porter. Thank you filmmaker, Amanda Trudell for telling the story! I hope everyone will enjoy and share this episode and watch previous editions published in 2014 in this video series. ”
Here’s a link to the information about the event they are talking about this August 16-17, 2014.
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