The Women of Stones River

March 28, 2019, Stones River National Battlefield Ava Joiner came to us about two years ago as a Student Conservation Association intern. Her incredible ability to connect with young visitors coupled with her boundless enthusiasm for the National Park Service mission led us to extend her stay and finally manage…

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The Women of Stones River

Stones River National Battlefield, March 26, 2019 Teresa Watson started her NPS career at Stones River NB in 1978 as a typist. She rose through the ranks to become our Administrative Officer. While the public often did not get a chance to meet Teresa during their visit, they could see…

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The Women of Stones River

Stones River National Battlefield, March 25, 2019 Photograph and pair of scissors belonging to Rebecca Jetter Brown. Her husband Captain John Brown fought here at the Battle of Stones River, and while he was away, Rebecca worked as a tailor, using these scissors to cut fabric.

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The Women of Stones River

March 24, 2019, Stones River National Battlefield The collection room of our museum is home to thousands of artifacts, and is the work space of museum technician: Marna Bastian. Having worked in several career fields previously, Marna said that the National Park Service was her, “mid life crisis career change…”…

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The women of Stones River

Stones River National Battlefield, March 23, 2019 Our park benefited from the guidance and vision of two exceptional women prior to Superintendent Brenda’s arrival. Superintendent Gayle Hazelwood brought he extraordinary passion for connecting with the public and the community to the park and charted our course through some of our…

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