The woman behind Old Salem Museums & Gardens

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How do you keep a Piedmont tourist attraction with strong ties to the late 1700s relevant and self-sustaining in the 21st Century?

Ragan Folan runs Old Salem Museums & Gardens. She goes to work every day thinking about how to keep the 200,000 to 300,000 people who visit Old Salem every year informed, educated and entertained.

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