My first few weeks at the park have been full of learning, exploring, and reflection. Growing up in California I learned a lot about the California Gold Rush in 1848 but never heard about the Klondike Gold Rush that began in 1896. Since I have started...

Welcome all to my second summer as an LHIP intern. I am so excited to be back as an intern this year working at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. After working at one of the busiest and larger National Historical parks it feels weird...

Hello Again from Philly! You’ll be happy to know the weather has been a bit better since my last blog post. As a California girl who is used to the dry heat it sure has been a different experience. ( Why is it raining in the...

Hello again! As we count down the days until the end of my internship I want to share with you all what my favorite part of this internship is. ( Hint: it is not the humidity or the surprise summer rainstorms). Independence National Historical Park is 75...

Hello again from Philly! We are at the halfway point of the program and there is so much to share about what I have learned here so far. Not only have I been learning about interpretation and visitor engagement skills, but I have also met so...

Hello again!It has been another week here at Independence NHP and although the weather and air quality have been less than ideal, there was lots to do and learn as I wrap up week 3.This week, I want to share with you all the main...

Hi everyone! My name is Karen Fuentes and this summer I will be working at Independence National Historical Park as an education and interpretation intern. I am from Bakersfield, California, and I have never been to the East Coast. It has been a unique experience...