April 21, 2024 3:57 pm
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‘Already Underwater’: A Museum Adapts to Climate Change to Keep History Above Water

Water enters the buildings from above and below, buildings Rodney Rowland is charged with preserving. Climate change has made his job at the Strawbery Banke Museum more difficult, filling the basement of some of the buildings with 16 to 24 inches of water for much of the winter, when especially high tides called king tides are common.