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Revisiting Fredericksburg: Using Provocation to Explore New Questions

By Jonathan Tracey '19 This post is part of a series featuring behind-the-scenes dispatches from our Pohanka Interns on the front lines of history this summer as interpreters, archivists, and preservationists. See here for the introduction to the series.  To Freeman Tilden, provocation was an ...
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Provocation through Accessibility at Special Collections at Musselman Library

By Chloe Parrella '19 This post is part of a series featuring behind-the-scenes dispatches from our Pohanka Interns on the front lines of history this summer as interpreters, archivists, and preservationists. See here for the introduction to the series.  Gettysburg College Special Collections is a ...
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Concord’s Wayside: Home of What?

By Olivia Ortman '19 This post is part of a series featuring behind-the-scenes dispatches from our Pohanka Interns on the front lines of history this summer as interpreters, archivists, and preservationists. See here for the introduction to the series.  This summer, I have had the ...
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Choosing Your Battles: Provoking the Public at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

By Abby Currier '17 This post is part of a series featuring behind-the-scenes dispatches from our Pohanka Interns on the front lines of history this summer as interpreters, archivists, and preservationists. See here for the introduction to the series.  During training to be an intern ...
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Making the Most of Interpretative Tours at Fredericksburg and Spotslyvania National Military Park

By Julia Deros '17 This post is part of a series featuring behind-the-scenes dispatches from our Pohanka Interns on the front lines of history this summer as interpreters, archivists, and preservationists. See here for the introduction to the series.  Freeman Tilden argues that the purpose ...
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