In the hallowed halls of history, where the echoes of the past resonate with every step, there is a place that pays tribute to a pivotal chapter in American history—the Civil War Battle Flag exhibit. Crafted with meticulous detail, this exhibit stands as a testament to Exhibit Studios’ unwavering commitment to preserving and presenting our nation’s heritage. Our entire team was honored and thrilled to be a part of such a monumental project!
The Capitol Preservation Committee entrusted Exhibit Studios with the monumental task of designing and fabricating an exhibit that would immerse visitors in the rich tapestry of the Civil War. The result is a stunning display that seamlessly blends cutting-edge technology with a deep appreciation for history.
The heart of the exhibit beats with interactivity, boasting three impressive 85-inch touchscreens. These screens are not mere displays; they are gateways to the past. With a touch-based user interface linked to a vast database of information, visitors can dive into the depths of Civil War history like never before.
Adhering to preservation standards, our team designed and constructed the below artifacts case. They collaborated with the Capitol Preservation Society and determined a distinctive display approach with just the right lighting to ensure optimal visibility. Subsequently, the team conducted thorough research on museum-grade materials to safeguard and preserve any exhibited artifacts.
One of the exhibit’s most remarkable features is its comprehensive database. It catalogs every regiment that participated in the Civil War, enabling visitors to explore their histories. With just a few clicks, guests can delve into the details of each regiment, view the flags they carried, and even discover the names and images of the brave color bearers who held those flags aloft.
A unique feature of the exhibit is its ability to track each flag’s journey through the tumultuous battles of the Civil War. Users can follow the flags from one battlefield to another, gaining insights into the pivotal moments of history. The monitors display multiple images and maps, allowing users to zoom in for a closer look at the terrain and the unfolding events of each battle.
The exhibit’s user-friendly interface includes a powerful search function. Visitors can search by regiment, color bearer, or battle, making it effortless to find specific information and uncover the stories that resonate with them the most. The exhibit’s physical presence is as impressive as its digital prowess. A wall structure made of brushed aluminum lettering encapsulates the monitors, creating a seamless fusion of modern technology and historical ambiance. The choice of materials and design ensures that the exhibit harmonizes with the theme of the room, providing a holistic and immersive experience.
It’s important to highlight that Exhibit Studios didn’t simply assemble off-the-shelf components. The entire interactive experience, from the touchscreen interface to the vast database and the interactive maps, was designed and programmed from scratch. This dedication to crafting a truly unique and engaging experience is what sets Exhibit Studios apart.
In the heart of the Capitol Preservation Committee’s historic space, Exhibit Studios has breathed new life into the stories of those who fought valiantly during the Civil War. This exhibit is not just a collection of artifacts; it’s a living testament to the sacrifices made and the battles fought for the ideals we hold dear as a nation.
The Civil War Battle Flag exhibit, brought to life by Exhibit Studios, is a masterclass in combining technology and craftsmanship to honor history. It invites visitors to connect with the past in a deeply personal way, to stand beside the color bearers, and to walk in the footsteps of the regiments that shaped our nation’s destiny. In doing so, Exhibit Studios has created an enduring legacy of remembrance and respect for the heroes of the Civil War.
As we conclude our journey through the Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flag Education Center, we are left with a profound sense of gratitude for those who served and a deep appreciation for the Capitol Preservation Committee who restored these artifacts. Our team was honored to be a part of it.
The Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flag Education Center is located at 2221 Forster Street, Harrisburg, PA—please stop by when you’re in the area. Immerse yourself in the history, reflect on the sacrifices, and remember that the flags on display are not just pieces of cloth; they are symbols of valor, unity, and the enduring spirit of a nation.
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