Crossroads Exhibit on Rural Life
This page is placed here as an encouragement to everyone who loves rural life and community to visit the Smithsonian's Crossroads: Change in Rural America exhibit at Moorefield High School. The exhibit runs during September on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m. You can call the Hardy County C.V.B. for further information (304)897-8700. The exhibit runs only in September. Only some of the display panels are highlighted here to show the breadth and quality of the exhibit. These photos do not adequately reflect the powerful impact that the display with outstanding photography, captivating audio and personal video reflections has on the viewer.
This wonderful exhibit has something to offer various audiences:
Parents can see ways to better express to their children their sense of belonging to an important way of life in America,
Children can be encouraged to develop a sense of pride in being a part of a way of life that is still part of the backbone of America,
Adults can be inspired to better promote the opportunities of rural communities and find ways for everyone in the community to work together to better the rural way of life, and
Individuals involved in community development, tourism, economic development or community history can learn from the organization and quality of the content as well as the artistic excellence of the presentation to better highlight the beauty of our rural environment, the quality of community life and the opportunities available to struggling rural communities facing the future.
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