Livestream Archive

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During 2016 and 2107, the park experimented livestreaming major park programs, including History at Sunset programs and our fall lecture series. This was done through an app called Periscope, which feeds into the park's Twitter page. Due to connectivity issues and staffing shortages, not all programs were livesteamed in their entirety. This page contains links to the original programs.

 

Summer 2017


Slavery and Slave Places in Fredericksburg
Part of the History at Sunset series
Ranger Historians: John Hennessy and Becky Oakes
Date: August 11, 2017
Watch in parts:
[Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4]

Salem Church Inside and Out
Part of the History at Sunset series
Ranger Historians: John Hennessy and Greg Mertz
Date: August 4, 2017
Watch in parts:
[Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3]

Eye of the Storm: Guinea Station and Fairfield
Part of the History at Sunset series
Ranger Historians: Frank O'Reilly, Becca Jameson, Peter Maugle, Becky Oakes
Date: July 7, 2017
The vast majority of this program was livestreamed, but connectivity issues interfered with the first two stops. Watch in parts:
[Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4]

Too Late: Gordon's Flank Attack
Part of the History at Sunset series
Ranger Historain: Greg Mertz
Date: June 30, 2017
This program was not able to be live-streamed due to connectivity issues

The Red Badge of Courage at Chancellorsville
Part of the History at Sunset series
Ranger Historian: Becky Oakes
Date: June 23, 2017
This program was not able to be live-streamed due to connectivity issues

Brave Enough to be Afraid: Fear and Courage in Battle
Campfire Program
Ranger Historian: Beth Parnicza
Date: June 10, 2017
Watch the program in its entirety
 

Winter 2016


Voices From The Storm - Fredericksburg
Part of the Fredericksburg Remembrance Weekend for the 154th Anniversary of the Battle
Ranger Historian: John Hennessy as a narrator with speakers from the community
Date: December 10, 1862
Watch the program in its entirety
Note: We apologize for the dim lighting
 

Fall 2016


Centennial Speaker Series: Segregation in the Southern National Parks
Speaker: Dr. Erin Devlin, University of Mary Washington
Date: September 29, 2016
Watch the program in its entirety

Centennial Speaker Series: Interpretation: From the CCC to Pokemon Go
Speaker: Dr. Joan M. Zenzen, Independent Historian
Date: September 22, 2016
Watch the program in its entirety

Centennial Speaker Series: The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation
Speaker: Dr. Tim Smith, University of Tennessee - Martin
Date: September 15, 2016
Watch the program in its entirety

Centennial Speaker Series: The Making of a Park
Speaker: Kirsten Talken-Spaulding, Park Superintendent
Date: September 8, 2016
Watch the program in its entirety
 

Summer 2016


Solemnity, Grandeur, and Everyday People: 100 Years of National Parks
Ranger Historian: Becky Oakes
Date: August 20, 2016
Watch the program in its entirety

A Place for the Living and the Dead: Creation of the National Cemetery
Part of the History at Sunset series
Ranger Historians: John Hennessy and Becky Oakes
Date: August 19, 2016
Watch the program in parts: [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5] [Part 6] [Part 7] [Part 8] [Part 9]

Rediscovering History: The Rehabilitation of the Sunken Road
Part of the History at Sunset Series
Ranger Historian: Eric Mink
Date: August 12, 2016
Watch the program in parts: [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4]

A New Look: Chatham's Evolving Historic Landscape
Part of the History at Sunset Series
Ranger Historian: John Hennessy
Date: August 5, 2016
Watch the program in parts: [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5]

Old War, New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps at Spotsylvania
Part of the History at Sunset Series
Ranger Historians: Becky Oakes and Eric Mink
Date: July 29, 2016
Watch the program in parts: [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5]
Note: Due to connectivity issues, the recording of this program is incomplete.

Battle in the Balance: Early's Counterrattack at Fredericksburg
Part of the History at Sunset Series
Ranger Historian: Frank O'Reilly
Date: July 22, 2016
Watch the program in parts: [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5] [Part 6] [Part 7] [Part 8]
Note: Due to connectivity issues, the recording of this program is incomplete.

Falmouth: The Rappahannock, War, and Freedom
Part of the History at Sunset Series
Ranger Historian: John Hennessy
Date: July 15, 2016
Watch the program in parts: [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3]
Note: Due to connectivity issues, the recording of this program is incomplete.

"Terrible Yet Exciting:" Heth's Salient at Spotsylvania
Part of the History at Sunset Series
Ranger Historian: Greg Mertz
Date: July 8, 2016
Watch the program in parts: [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5] [Part 6] [Part 7]

Night on the Battlefield: A Campfire Program
Ranger Historian: Peter Maugle
Date: July 2, 2016
Watch the program in its entirety

All About National Parks
Ranger Historian: Becky Oakes
Date: June 27, 2016
Watch the program in its entirety

A "Modern" Battlefield: Mission 66 at Chancellorsville
Part of the History at Sunset Series
Ranger Historian: Beth Parnicza
Date: June 24, 2016
Due to connectivity issues, most of this program was not recorded. Watch a portion of this program here.

Into the Woods: Chancellorsville's Tangled Nightmare
Part of the History at Sunset Series
Ranger Historians: Frank O'Reilly and Peter Maugle
Date: June 17, 2016
Watch this program in parts: [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4]
Note: due to connectivity issues, the recording of this program is incomplete.

Hut Holes and Bastions: Stafford's Winter Encampment
Part of the History at Sunset Series
Ranger Historian: John Hennessy
Date: June 10, 2016
Watch this program in parts: [Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5] [Part 6] [Part 7] [Part 8]
Note: This program was a test-run of the livestream system, and therefore was recorded under a different twitter handle.

Last updated: May 11, 2021

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