Heritage Interpretation Work Experience

Inheriting Heritage, LLC                                     January 2020-Present

  • Heritage Interpretation – Historical, natural, and cultural
  • Interpretive Consultant – Improvement of existing or creation of new interpretation

Living History Interpreter: Swan House, Atlanta History Center – February 2014-August 2020

  • Worked on transcriptions for Library of Congress Veterans History Project
  • Research and creation of 1st person 1930 interpretation at Swan House
  • 1st person guided tours and open house
  • Interpretive coach for Swan House
  • Engage guests through improvisation and interaction with other interpreters
  • Coordinate group tours with other house interpreters
  • Create interpretative documentation for Swan House and Margaret Mitchell House
  • Verify daily the house is in operational state and ready for the public
  • Report house issues to maintenance as needed
  • Resolve any guest relations issues
  • Handle emergencies in coordination with security staff
  • Help with special events

Living History Interpreter: Archibald Smith Plantation Home: Roswell, GA – February 2014-November 2015

  • 3rd person guided tours in civilian period attire
  • Helped with special events
  • Living history demonstrations of Civil War soldiers
  • 1st person living history programs

Living History Interpreter: Doyon/Aramark Joint Venture, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska – May 2013-September 2013

  • Created 1st person living history program
  • Presented program to over 28,000 guests
  • Researched history of Denali to improve quality of presentations as a 1941 park ranger
  • Worked with interpretive staff to fine-tune presentation and overall theme
  • Video of 1st person living history presentation at Savage Cabin