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Pohanka Reflection: Megan McNish at FredSpot

This post is part of a series on the experiences of our Pohanka Interns at various historic sites working on the front lines of history as interpreters and curators. Dr. … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pohanka Reflection: Rebecca Duffy on Petersburg National Battlefield

by Rebecca Duffy ’16 On the morning of the sesquicentennial commemoration of the Opening Assaults at Petersburg, I carefully watched all that was happening. While there was plenty going on … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

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


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