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Richard Schachtsiek - IHPA legacy

Richard Schachtsiek is a former IHPA site interpreter and administrator. His career in historic preservation began in 1975, when he was hired as a site interpreter at New Salem, IL. Two years later, he became site manager at the Bryant Cottage State Historic Site; after receiving his MA in Small Museum Administration from Eastern Illinois University, he became a site interpreter at Lincoln's Tomb in Springfield. Eventually he was promoted to site administrator for the Postville and Mt. Pulaski Court Houses state historic site, where he worked until his retirement in 2002.

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Personal pin of Richard Schachtsiek, State of Illinois State Parks.

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Personal two-part badges of Richard Schachtsiek, Illinois Conservation Department Parks.

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Personal badge of Richard Schachtsiek, State Parks.

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Personal badge of Richard Schachtsiek, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

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Photo of Richard Schachtsiek on the day of his interview.

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