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CRDIP | A Dangerous Past

CRDIP | A Dangerous Past

A Dangerous Past Written by: Jessica Lynch New River Gorge National Park is full of small West Virginia coal and coke mining towns all along the river. Visitors learn about mining operations and how the region fueled the industrial revolution of the late 1880s. Miners...

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CRDIP | Learning about Lithics!

CRDIP | Learning about Lithics!

Learning about Lithics! Written by: Sofía Muñoz Me doing transects to determine if a potential grazing site is of archeological significance. Hello! This summer I am spending my time as an intern at Capitol Reef National Park working with the cultural resources team....

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CRDIP | First Experiences

CRDIP | First Experiences

First Experiences Written by: Chriziel Childers The Boulder Canyon Dam project brought the Colorado River to the arid southwest. The dam’s construction was going to submerge federal land along the Colorado, Virgin, and Muddy rivers, citing a push to do natural history...

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CRDIP | Beginning at the End

CRDIP | Beginning at the End

Beginning at the End Written by: Diego Borgsdorf Last week, I started my summer internship in Museum Services at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, located in central Virginia. To many, Appomattox is a name at the tip of the tongue, remembered from...

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CRDIP | Across the Bridge

CRDIP | Across the Bridge

Across the Bridge Written by: Jessica Lynch 5/17/21 - 5/31/21 The newest National Park, New River Gorge in Glen Jean, West Virginia is known for its views of the longest steel span bridge in the western hemisphere. The gorge forged by the New River, the second oldest...

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