Scholar In The Park Positions Open At Minute Man National Historical Park

 

Minute Man National Historical Park News Release

 

Release date:         Immediate

Contact(s):             Phil Lupsiewicz

Phone number:       978 318-7833

Date:                      May 6, 2016

Release code:         16-09

Scholar in the Park Positions Open

At Minute Man National Historical Park

 

Concord, Massachusetts.  The Friends of Minute Man National Park and the Lincoln Minute Men, organizations dedicated to advancing and preserving our historic heritage, will sponsor two Scholar in the Park positions this summer to research and write about the following:

 

  • People of Color along the Battle Road in 1775 (Concord, Lincoln, and Lexington, MA)
  • Lives of Women along the Battle Road in 1775 

 

The research and written papers will be used to support interpretation and education presented at the park.

 

Each scholar will receive a stipend of $2,000. Applications are due May 31, 2016 with work to be completed by September 30, 2016. Scholar qualifications, research questions, specifications, and details about how to apply are included on the announcements. (https://www.nps.gov/mima/learn/news/scholar-in-the-park-positions-open.htm).

Contact Leslie Obleschuk, Chief of Interpretation for further information at 978-318-7831 or leslie_obleschusk@nps.gov.

 

To learn more about this and other park offerings of Minute Man National Historical Park during this centennial year of the National Park Service, including the Junior Ranger program, The Wayside, ranger-led tours, and upcoming special events stop by the Minute Man Visitor Center at 250 Great Road, Lincoln, MA, or contact Minute Man National Historical Park at (978) 369-6993, or visit www.nps.gov/mima.