We remember who came before us and what they did and where they lived. We respect our past, and we preserve it. We recognize those who spend their time restoring our heritage. In Old Salem, archaeologists bring respect to 131 lost graves.
Architectural restorer Dean Ruedrich judges a society by how it treats the past. So when the North Carolina Museum of History asked him to restore some historic buildings for its new blockbuster exhibition, he did it — very carefully.