Abstract

Mark Slater discusses his background in historic preservation and work with the Cuyahoga National Park. He reflects on the restoration of the Mustill House and Store in 1999 his work on park structures and farmsteads. Slater discusses his role in community relations, particularly creating a culture landscape with an emphasis on heritage and education. Slater articulates his desire to expand the farming program while recognizing and articulating financial challenges. Slater spends a majority of the interview discussing the educational, societal, and cultural benefits of historic preservation and its ability to facilitate the rehabilitation of communities and space.

Creator

Slater, Mark (interviewee)

Creator

Kula, Michael (interviewer)

Project

Rivers Roads and Rails 2008

Date

6-25-2008

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

24 minutes

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