16. Visitation Trends at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum
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The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum is commemorating three anniversaries in 2017: the 200-year anniversary of the first attack of the Seminole War, the 60th anniversary of federal recognition of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, and the 20th anniversary of the opening of the museum.Carrie Dilley, Visitor Services and Development Manager at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki museum, compiles data collected from visitors. Last year, she discovered that visitors from one third of countries visited the museum, including a surprising number of Europeans. In this episode, Carrie discusses possible reasons behind the visitation numbers, some museum goals for the next year, and Seminole history. Topics Discussed:00:00: Intro00:14: Carrie Dilley00:48: Three anniversaries in 201703:30: Overall Visitation Numbers04:44: What a Wonderful World Blog Post05:25: Why the interest from Europe in general and Germany in particular?07:30: Museum guides in multiple languages08:00: How much do Europeans know about general American history?10:30:…