Journeys of Discovery: Greensboro, North Carolina’s Battleground Park—imagineering the future

Mar 30, 2020

Correspondent Tom Wilmer reports from the Greensboro, North Carolina where he meets with Greensboro Battleground Parks District's imagineers. 

Wilmer conducts a round-table conversation with Chris Wilson, Assistant City Manager, City of Greensboro; Nasha McCray, Director of Parks and Recreation; Greensboro Science Center staffers: Beth Hemphill, COO; Ron Settle, Director of Innovative Technology and Interpretation; Beth Almy, Director of Creative Services; and Martha Regester, VP of Education. The 400-acre Battleground Park includes a zoo, an inland aquarium, a giant carousel and the adjacent Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.

This show originally aired October 3, 2019 and is reposted as a “best-of-the-best” travel feature in celebration of Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer’s 30th anniversary producing on-air and digital-media podcast travel shows.

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