To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before*

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| By Traci Cothran |

The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI currently has an exhibit on Star Trek; since I watched this show all the time growing up, I checked it out and brought a few tribbles with me, too.  It was a good exhibit – featuring original costumes and props (phasers! scanners!) along with a really cool visual timeline of all the Star Trek series (see banner image).  I was talking about this with a Marketing colleague, who challenged me to write a blog on it, tying it into our Gale content. 

Challenge accepted, here’s what I found:

Finally, for all the Star Trek fans/Trekkies out there, I recommend visiting the Star Trek Original Set TV Tour in Ticonderoga, NY.  (You get to activate the Alert button!)


Learn more about the resources used to research Star Trek: Gale’s In Context Suite, Literature Resource Center, and eBooks on GVRL.

*As updated from the original line, in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Traci J. Cothran

Meet the Author

Traci Cothran is the director of Gale’s K12 content team as well as a history buff, so she can often be found watching videos from the early 1900s in Gale’s  World History In Context.  
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