Moravian Mornings: A Historic Bethabara Park Podcast
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. Hosted by park tour guides, episodes are released every Thursday. Available on Apple Podcasts, Podbean, and Spotify.
Meet your hosts
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 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 spring of 2019, she looks forward to learning more about Moravian history as she develops and hosts Moravian Mornings.