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Mary Harrsch
Works at Self - Freelance
Attended University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon State College, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Butler County Community College, Bandon K-12 Schools
Lives in Springfield, OR
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Review: The Amber Road by Harry Sidebottom
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Last summer when I reviewed "The Wolves of the North", I expressed my fear that death stalked one of my favorite literary characters (who was also a real historical figure), Marcus Claudius Ballista , and I...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. Last summer when I reviewed "The Wolves of the North", I expressed my fear that death stalked one of my favorite literary characters (who was also a real historical figure), Marcus Claudius Ballista, and I was afraid to read Book 6 in ...
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Roman remains of ancient Gaul: Nimes (Nemausus)
An ancient history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 The Tour Magne is the remains of one of the Roman tours built during the reign of Augustus. Image courtesy of Wikipedia. In May, 2013, I had the opportunity to travel to southern France to explore ...
The Maison Carree, an example of Vitruvian architecture built in 16 BCE now houses an information center and theater
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Review: Archaeology Hotspot : Egypt by Julian Heath
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 I just finished the first book in a new series, "Archaeology Hotspot: Egypt" by Julian Heath.  The book's subtitle, "Unearthing the Past for Armchair Archaeologists" describe its target audience and, althou...
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AHC's Gunslingers returns for 2nd Season
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Last year I reviewed a couple of episodes of the AHC original docuseries, "Gunslingers".  Now, I see the American Heroes Channel's series returns for a 2nd season in July: " The 19 th -century territory wes...
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USS Constitution slated for three-year restoration
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 The celebration of George Washington's birthday aboard the USS Constitution in Malta harbor.  Oil on canvas by James G. Evans.   Courtesy U.S. Naval Academy. Over 20 years ago I had the opportunity to tour ...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 The celebration of George Washington's birthday aboard the USS Constitution in Malta harbor.  Oil on canvas by James G. Evans.  Courtesy U.S. Naval Academy. Over 20 years ag...
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Taharqa, The Black Pharaoh exhibit coming to Copenhagen April 26, 2015
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 As someone who became fascinated by the Nubian period in ancient Egypt after watching " The Silver Pharaoh ", an episode of "Secrets of the Dead" on PBS, I was especially excited when I received a press rel...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 As someone who became fascinated by the Nubian period in ancient Egypt after watching "The Silver Pharaoh", an episode of "Secrets of the Dead" on PBS, I was especially exci...
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Review: Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets (DVD)
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 For 300 years the Plantagenets murdered, betrayed, and tyrannized an England just emerging from the chaos and violence of the Middle Ages.  This dynasty also produced some of England's most legendary (and o...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 For 300 years the Plantagenets murdered, betrayed, and tyrannized an England just emerging from the chaos and violence of the Middle Ages.  This dynasty also produced some of...
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Review: Sword of Rome by Douglas Jackson
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 When we left Gaius Valerius Verrens at the end of Book 4 of the "Hero of Rome" series of novels by Douglas Jackson , Valerius was attempting to elude the Roman Emperor Nero 's assassins in Antioch and escap...
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Mysterious burial of fetus with 17th century Danish Bishop
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Although I usually read and write about the study of Egyptian mummies, I received a press release about Lund University's current research on the mummy of it's 17th century founder, Bishop Peder Winstrup an...
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Most extensive WWI patriotic posters collection slated for auction
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 As someone who appreciates history-related images, I enjoyed viewing examples of one of the most extensive collections of World War I poster art that will be coming up for auction next month.  Examples of t...
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Churchill - De Gaulle Exhibit opens in Paris
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 Winston Churchill at Madame Toussaud's Wax Museum in London.  Photographed by Mary Harrsch © 2006 To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of famous British statesman Winston Churchill and the 70th ...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015 Winston Churchill at Madame Toussaud's Wax Museum in London.  Photographed by Mary Harrsch © 2006 To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of famous British statesman ...
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Review: "Avenger of Rome" by Douglas Jackson
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch  © 2015 As the third novel in Jackson's "Hero of Rome" series opens, we find Gaius Valerius Verrens, Hero of Rome, has not escaped the clutches of the depraved emperor Nero .  The praetorian prefect killed at the e...
A history resource article by Mary Harrsch © 2015. As the third novel in Jackson's "Hero of Rome" series opens, we find Gaius Valerius Verrens, Hero of Rome, has not escaped the clutches of the depraved emperor Nero. The praetorian prefect killed at the end of "Defender of Rome" has been ...
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Occupation
photographer, writer, editor, software designer, database solutions designer, website designer
Skills
photographer, writer, editor, software design, database solutions designer, website designer
Employment
  • Self - Freelance
    Writer/Photographer, 2008 - present
  • University of Oregon
    Director of Network and Information Systems, 1988 - 2009
  • Ron Sticka, Attorney
    case analyst, 1988 - 1989
  • Restaurant Management Company
    asst to the VP, Grandy's Division, 1985 - 1988
  • Last Frontier Ranch
    Owner, 1978 - 1984
  • Burns Times-Herald
    Photojournalist, 1979 - 1982
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Currently
Springfield, OR
Previously
Bandon, OR - Burns, OR - Wichita, KS - San Diego, CA - 29 Palms, CA
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Tagline
"What we do in life echoes through eternity"
Introduction
I am passionate about technology, education and history, particularly ancient history.  I am constantly exploring ways to use technology to enhance the learning environment and am particularly ecstatic when I can develop a technology to advance the study of ancient history.Follow me on Twitter!  Comments or Questions:  mharrsch@uoregon.edu
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Member of the Emerald Photographic Society and Nature Photographers of the Pacific Northwest
Education
  • University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon State College, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Butler County Community College, Bandon K-12 Schools
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Female
Other names
Maiden Name: Mary Lou Turner