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Moravian Mornings: A Historic Bethabara Park Podcast

About Us

With the spread of COVID-19 and the closing of the historic site, we wanted to create a way to reach our current audiences while developing connections to new audiences. Moravian Mornings was created to make the history of the site, as well as Bethania and Old Salem, more accessible to the public during this time where digital learning is more needed than ever. Bonus episodes and a second season are now in development! Available on most major streaming platforms.

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Meet your hosts

Casey

 

Casey has been with the park since September of 2019. She is a second-year graduate student at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, where she is studying for an MA in History, concentrating in Museum Studies. She received her BA in History from Western Carolina University and has worked in museum roles ranging from education to collections management. Part of her family has lived in North Carolina since the 1800s, and she’s looking forward to sharing a part of her state’s history. This podcast is her capstone project  for her MA program.

Maizie

Maizie currently attends the University of North Carolina Greensboro, where she is a second-year graduate student studying for an MA in History, concentrating in Museum Studies, as well as studying for a Historic Preservation certificate. Bringing a different perspective when studying history, she attended undergrad at Marshall University in Huntington, Virginia, where she majored in Anthropology with a concentration in Archaeology. Born and raised in West Virginia, Maizie moved to Greensboro for graduate school. Hired as a tour guide during spring of 2019, she looks forward to learning more about Moravian history as she develops and hosts Moravian Mornings.

Episodes

Episode 2: Interviewing Staff of Historic Bethabara Park

Episode 4: A Discussion with Dr. Michele Williams of Historic Bethania

Episode 5: A Living Historian on Moravian Clothing

Episode 6: A Living Historian on Moravian Clothing Pt. 2

Episode 9: The Dutch Fort, Where There Are Good People and Much Bread

Episode 10: A Piece of Understudied World History: Fort Dobbs

Episode 12: Dr. Michele Williams on Medical Practices in Wachovia