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Co-Creating Narratives in Public Spaces Symposium Review

I took a break from dissertation writing to attend a symposium called, “Co-Creating Narratives in Public Spaces,” jointly held by the National Park Service and George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Why does the NPS need this symposium? Well, where … Continue reading

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Federal History and the Public Audience

I had the opportunity to join a group of historians over the weekend working in or for the federal government. Lucky for me I didn’t have to venture very far—just to my old stomping grounds of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 Conference Season Begins!

I am writing this blog in a hotel at my second conference in two weeks. I attended the “Spotlight on National Park Resources in the National Capital Region” conference last Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the National Conservation Training Center … Continue reading

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Scholarship and Partnerships: The State of History in the National Parks

I braved the Pennsylvania Turnpike on November 6 to talk about my two favorite topics: history and the National Park Service. It was well worth the drive and the toll roads. This past conference season has been frustrating and discouraging … Continue reading

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