From National Parks

Hartzog Award Winning Living History

Last year Tom and I basically started the Living History program at Fort Frederica.  Previously the rangers had done it occasionally and some volunteers came in for special events.  Tom and I made living history a weekly occurrence.  This year the living history program really expanded.  We were out there three or four days a …

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Jr Ranger Letters to London

Jr Ranger season at Fort Frederica is in full swing.  Spring breaks from school are the prime Jr Ranger season here.  We get more Jr Rangers in the week before and after Easter than we get the rest of the year combined.  So I recently cleaned out the Jr Ranger letters bin. I wrote last …

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Visiting the Classroom with a Ranger

Ranger Ellen, here at Fort Frederica, has a program that she does with Kindergartners in the Glynn County School System.  She visits their classrooms and talks to them about the National Park Service.  I think it is her favorite part of her job.  Ranger Ellen rotates schools and takes one of the volunteers with her …

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