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

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Ron Settle (left), Director of Innovative Technology and Interpretation at the Greensboro, North Carolina Science Center shows correspondent Tom Wilmer facility highlights.

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.

You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas Award-winning travel show podcast, Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer, featured on the NPR Podcast DirectoryApple PodcastiHeartRadio, the NPR One App & Stitcher.com. Twitter: TomCWilmer. Instagram: Thomas.Wilmer. Member of the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Underwriting support provided by the Society of St. Vincent De Paul.

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