Volume 85 Issue 50 | pp. 34-36
Issue Date: December 10, 2007

Protecting Our Cultural Heritage

National Park Service program funds research to develop and apply technology for cultural preservation
Department: Science & Technology

THE NATIONAL Park Service has a well-kept, if unintended, secret: Because of its responsibility for many historic and cultural resources, the park service is in the business of historic preservation.

To help carry out that mission, the National Center for Preservation Technology & Training (NCPTT), established by an act of Congress in 1992 on the campus of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La., supports research to develop and apply science and technology . . .

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