Taking a Digital Walk Through History

Through collaboration with the Department of History and Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning at Auburn University, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities developed a digital walking tour of Civil War sites in Auburn, Alabama. The digital tour can be accessed through Google Maps or YouTube on a smart phone or tablet. I’d like to discuss the ways in which digital technology can be used to illuminate historic sites by expanding information in static displays, as well as the challenges of creating such projects, the replicability of the projects, and opportunities to carry out similar projects in the future.

– Maiben Beard