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It's Easy-Going For New Park Service Employee

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Volunteer Gatewood Taylor portrays a prohibition-era sheriff at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center.
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Volunteer Gatewood Taylor portrays a prohibition-era sheriff at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center.

The National Park Service has a new employee. Her name is Eva. She's going through an extensive training period but will get away with working just a few hours a week.

Stephanie Kaye visits with Ranger Mark Myers. He's responsible for training Eva and an unusual herd of government workers.

The 13th Annual Life & Death on the C&O Canal tour takes place Saturday, October 17th from 6:30 to 9pm at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center in Maryland.

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