Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Sesquicentennial Observances in the Trans-Mississippi

Recently, I checked to see how many trans-Mississippi states had created Civil War Sesquicentennial websites, and the results were disappointing. Only four western states had created websites with three other states having a Facebook presence. There were some surprises. Texans, often so proud of their heritage, only have a Sesquicentennial Facebook page. On the other hand, Utah, a state not often associated with the Civil War, has a website. Perhaps a Facebook page draws more attention than a website?
Here are the western states with 150th anniversary websites:
And, those with a Facebook presence:
Let me know if there are any omissions!

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