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Visitors To Port Republic Attraction Will Soon Be Able To Take ‘Smart’ Tours

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Posted: February 27, 2014

Tamara Gibson, president of the Port Republic Museum, works on a new informational piece for the museum on Monday. The attraction will soon have a new app that visitors can use for self-guided tours. Gibson said the app should be available in April. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R )
Ellen Kaylor, in a dress reminiscent of those worn in the 1860s, has been giving tours at the museum for 15 years. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R )
A photo of McGuffey’s Reader, a textbook used in the 19th century, is on display at the museum. This one belonged to Mount View Academy student Elbert Miller. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)

PORT REPUBLIC — In a few months, tourists and Civil War buffs exploring Port Republic will have a new way to tap into the area’s local history.

Those taking the Port Republic Museum’s self-guided…

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