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An Interview with Jim Thurn, Preservation Specialist

Posted by: Nathan Dorn

This week’s interview is with Jim Thurn, a Preservation Specialist in the Preservation Directorate’s Conservation Division. Describe your background. I grew up in Syracuse, New York, in a family of eight children.  As an outdoors type, I was fortunate to grow up in close proximity to Lake Ontario and the Adirondack Mountains.  My family and I …