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Chief of Va. national park moving to new Del. park

Thursday - 3/28/2013, 11:54am  ET

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The superintendent of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park is leaving to take the top job at a new national monument in Delaware.

The Free Lance-Star ( ) reports that Russ Smith will become superintendent of First State National Monument toward the end of April. Smith is a native of Delaware.

First State is one of five new national monuments designated this week by President Barack Obama.

Smith has been superintendent of the Virginia park for 10 years.


Information from: The Free Lance-Star,

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