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Sarah Hope Berlinger

Public History


As a former Civil War reenactor, Sarah has long been fascinated by public memory and modes of commemoration, and centers much of her research in those fields.  She is also interested in costume history, corporate history, and Scottish-American heritage studies.


“Why not? It’s a jolly good hobby!”: Commemoration and Dissociation in American Civil War Reenacting in Britain.
Camping Con 2016: Outside Public History, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Tennessee.


Young Tour Guides and Teen Engagement at the Scottish Tartans Museum: A Program Plan


  • B.A. in History from James Madison University, 2011