ACB Conference and Convention

Tour: Oconaluftee Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • Posted on: 4 July 2020
  • By: JeffBishop

Located in the Great Smoky Mountains, the Oconaluftee Visitor Center’s interpretive and audio described tour was produced in 2011 for the National Park Service. The visitor center’s exhibits and audio tour tells the story of life in the mountains, from native Americans and early European settlers through the Civilian Conservation Corp and development of the national park. Written and produced by Q Media Productions; narrated by Mary Sarah Agliotta and Tim Gehlson.

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Oconaluftee Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Tour: Klondike Gold Rush Museum

  • Posted on: 4 July 2020
  • By: JeffBishop

National Park Service. This audio described tour was produced in 2017 for Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park’s Visitor Center located in Skagway, Alaska. In 1897 and ’98, Skagway was one of two starting points where 20- to 30,000 gold-seeking stampeders set off on an epic and dangerous 600-mile trek to seek their fortunes. Written and produced by Q Media Productions; narrated by Bev Standing and David Caplan.

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Klondike Gold Rush Museum

Tour: The Insect Zoo

  • Posted on: 4 July 2020
  • By: JeffBishop

Produced by the American Council of the Blind’s Audio Description Project and funded by the D.C. Aid Association for the Blind, this recording takes you through the exhibits that comprise the Smithsonian Institution’s Insect Zoo at the National Museum of Natural History.

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The Insect Zoo

Tour: The Audubon Experience

  • Posted on: 4 July 2020
  • By: JeffBishop

At the North Carolina Museum of Art, this tour walks the visitor through exhibits about John James Audubon, the naturalist’s life and artistic process.

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The Audubon Experience

Tour: Natchez Trace Parkway

  • Posted on: 4 July 2020
  • By: JeffBishop

This audio described tour accompanies you through excerpts of the Parkway, also known as the "Old Natchez Trace", a historic forest trail which extends roughly 440 miles from Nashville, Tennessee, to Natchez, Mississippi, linking the Cumberland, Tennessee, and Mississippi rivers.

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Natchez Trace Parkway

Tour: Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center

  • Posted on: 4 July 2020
  • By: JeffBishop

National Park Service. The Wright Brothers National Memorial’s audio described tour was produced in 2019 for the National Park Service Visitor Center in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The center’s exhibits tell the story of Wilbur and Orville Wright’s historic achievement—man’s first powered flight—in the place where it occurred. Written and produced by Q Media Productions; narrated by Mary Oelkers and George Orlando.

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Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center

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