Dinah Memorial at Stenton to be Unveiled

March 30, 2024

Monuments can be tricky. Although their purpose is to commemorate a historical figure or event for posterity, our view of history is not static. The past stays the same, but our present interpretation of the past is ever changing. New information and, more significantly, new social mores render historical narratives that reflect the time in which they are created rather than the period in which events transpired.