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A Conversation with Carol Reardon (part six)

(part six in a series) To help commemorate Women’s History Month, I’m talking this week with Carol Reardon. In yesterday’s segment, she talked about ways that she has learned, as an academic and a public historian, to reach wider and … Continue reading

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A Changed Landscape at Lee’s HQ

Visitors to Gettysburg recently have seen a remarkable change in the Day One landscape: Lee’s headquarters now sits alone on the north side of Route 30, overlooking the field. Owned at the time by the widow Mary Thompson, the house … Continue reading

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