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The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has recently added two new historic-site interpreters to its museums’ staff. Historic-site interpreters are the agency’s front-line connection with the public, adding a human face to Delaware history. Through tours and special programming, they provide in-depth information about the state’s historic places and help bring the people and events of the past to life.
Jenna Atkinson brings a wide variety of skills to her work at the Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes. A 2020 graduate of Hofstra University where she earned bachelor’s degrees in both drama and creative writing with a minor in radio, television, video and film, the longtime Magnolia, Del. resident will be a great asset to the museum in the development and production of virtual programming, historical drama, videos and other public activities. A history devotee, she looks forward to sharing Delaware’s heritage with museum visitors.
Prior to joining the staff of The Old State House in Dover, Larry Lang was a member of the U.S. Army for over 29 years serving in a wide variety of leadership roles. During his military career, Sergeant Lang held the positions of operations, plans and training manager; training manager; brigade multimedia graphic illustrator supervisor; and readiness non-commissioned officer. He earned a Bronze Star for service in Iraq from November 2008 to September 2009 and is a recipient of the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for his volunteer work with the Boy Scouts of America.
A longtime resident of Dover, Del., Lang earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies from Wilmington University-Dover in 2011. In addition to his military career, he has served as assistant outdoor programs administrator for the Del-Mar-Va Council Boy Scouts of America.