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A Different Sort of Park: Interpreting POW Experiences at Andersonville National Historic Site

By Andy Knight '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.  Unlike many other historic sites, Andersonville ...
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Interpreting the Life and Times of Maggie Walker

By Lucy Marks '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.  As a part of my orientation ...
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Risky Business: Provocation and Interpretation

By Alex Andrioli '18 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.  The fourth commandment of Freeman Tilden’s ...
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A Medal of Distinction:  Remembering the Montford Point Marines 

By Matthew LaRoche ‘17 This post comes from the exhibit catalog for “Right to Serve, Right to Lead:  Lives and Legacies of the USCT,” an exhibition in Special Collections and College Archives at Musselman Library, Gettysburg College. During the spring of ...
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Provoking New Questions at Richmond National Battlefield Park

By Kaylyn Sawyer '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.  The first time I ever gave ...
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