History Mystery Researcher Volunteer - South Carolina

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

This position functions within the Division of Cultural Resources at Reconstruction Era National Historical Park. The work involves researching and assisting with any historical projects. The volunteer will provide the work and assistance necessary to support park staff at Reconstruction Era National Historical Park and Reconstruction Era Network.

*Virtual Volunteers Accepted

Major Duties

Researching

  • Ability to find, record, and share reliable resources.
  • Carefully edit and fact-check produced materials to make sure information is correct.
  • Ability to assist historians on a project-by-project bias.

Specific Projects:

  • Darrah Hall - Glebe Plantation
  • Agricultural History - Farming Practices and Crops in Beaufort County
  • First Jericho Baptist Church

Knowledge and Skills Required

The knowledge, skills and abilities for each project may vary, but the basic requirements are:

  • Ability to read cursive.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to efficiently communicate and keep an organized record of work.

Start Date - 2024-02-03

End Date - 2025-02-01

Activities include: Computers;General Assistance;Other;Research/Librarian

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Mission Statement

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

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The U.S. National Park Service, www.nps.gov, cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. We care for more than 400 national parks and help communities preserve their historic places and open spaces.

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