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Pohanka Reflection: Stratford Hall Plantation

by Abby Rolland ‘15 Reflecting on my time so far at Stratford Hall Plantation, I have realized that objects, and not just guides, offer interpretation to visitors. Yes, the docents … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pohanka Reflections: Meg Sutter on FredSpot

Meg Sutter, ’16 In the six weeks that I have been interning at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, affectionately known as FredSpot, I have not only grown personally … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pohanka Reflection: Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

Emma Murphy ‘15 The beauty of working at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania is the opportunity it offers to engage visitors on four different historical fronts. 1862 demonstrates the slow shift to … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pohanka Reflection: Antietam National Battlefield

by Thomas Nank ‘16 My experiences at Antietam National Battlefield over the past four weeks resonate consistently with two points in the 1994 survey conducted by David Thelen and Roy … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment


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