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Fran Ritchie

Harper's Ferry Center
National Park Service


Harpers Ferry, WV 25425, USA


Fran Ritchie is a conservator of objects at the Harpers Ferry Center of the National Park Service, a center that supports the preservation and conservation of park collections across all units. With a background working on organic materials in museums, Fran enjoys immersing herself in the natural world – while learning about and treating “dead stuff,” as well as observing living ecosystems.

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