The Indiana Magazine of History sent Erekson–and his family–to review the controversial new Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield, IL. “Even before the museum opened to the public,” Erekson notes, “some critics had already disparaged it, media displays and all, with the dismissive D-word (Disney).” The museum has attracted millions of visitors by combining technology and history. Erekson’s conclusion? “While the digital technology dazzles, visitors may find themselves more moved by the innovative application of such ‘old-fashioned’ media as mannequins, murals, and multi-sensory displays.” Read the entire review.

 

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