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About stevegraybill17

I am an Archivist with the US National Archives located in College Park, MD. When I am not preserving film and sound recordings I am often found kayaking rivers around Washington DC or in Western Maryland.

Gettysburg: Civil War Monuments, Nuclear Arsenals, and Dreams of Peace

The Battlefield at Gettysburg is primarily known for two things.  First, over three days, July 1 through July 3, 1863 the bloodiest battle of the Civil War took place there.  Second, it was the site of The Gettysburg Address, the famous … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: THE BLUE RIDGE MUSIC CENTER

One thing that does not come immediately to mind when I think of the National Park Service (NPS) is the performing arts.  I have been attending concerts at the Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts for decades.  It is … Continue reading

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