Southeastern Railway Museum announces new staff.




February 3, 2010  Duluth, GA. For immediate release.

Southeastern Railway Museum


WHO/WHAT:

New education coordinator, Beth Kovach



 

 

 

Welcome:

The museum is pleased to announce that Beth Kovoach has joined the staff as Education Coordinator.  Ms. Kovach joins us from the Mariner's Museum in Newport News, Va. where she held positions of increasing responsibility in the Education department.

Ms. Kovach's responsibilities will include educational programming, staff training in the education department, promoting and scheduling tours, public outreach and educational staff recruiting.

The museum will be growing it's successful field trip programs and expanding in new directions in 2010 under Ms. Kovach's leadership. If you're interested in joining our education staff, please let her know.


Ms. Kovach can be reached via emal at   Education@SoutheasternRailwayMuseum.org or by phone at  (770)  495-0253 ext 2.  Please join us in welcoming Ms. Kovach to our staff.


ABOUT THE Museum:

The Southeastern Railway Museum has been in operation since 1970 and is "Georgia's Official Transportation History Museum". The museum has over 80 other pieces of retired railway rolling stock including vintage steam and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, private business cars, a World War II army troop kitchen, wooden freight cars, railway post office car and maintenance of way equipment. Transit history is represented with a cross section of busses and trolleys from the early 1900's through the mid 1980's. The museum is also home to MARTA's historic bus fleet which includes busses from many of the predecessor systems to MARTA. Many other items from Georgia's transportation history are also presented on the museum's 35-acre site. 

The museum is open  Thursday - Saturday from 10am 5pm through December 31. Effective January 2, 2010, the museum will operate on it's restricted winter schedule (open ONLY on Saturday, 10am 5pm, each week).

The museum is located at 3595 Buford Hwy in Duluth.
Directions: From I-85 northbound, exit at Pleasant Hill Road. Turn left (west), pass Gwinnett Place Mall, and continue approx. 3 miles to Buford Highway (US 23). Turn right (north) on Buford Highway. Travel approx. mile to Peachtree Road, turn left, cross railroad tracks, then turn right into museum entrance.

For maps or more information please visit the museum's website... www.southeasternrailwaymuseum.org.



CONTACT:

Southeastern Railway Museum

770-476-2013

admin@srmduluth.org


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