Mark Maloy is a native Virginian and holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the College of William and Mary and recently completed his Master’s degree in History at George Mason University. A passionate public historian, he works for the National Park Service as a Park Guide at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site in Washington, DC. He has worked at many other National Parks including Fort Sumter National Monument, the C & O Canal National Historic Park, and the Civil War Defenses of Washington. Other historic sites he worked at include Middleton Place in Charleston, South Carolina and both Fairfield Plantation and Werowocomoco in Gloucester County, Virginia. His interest in history was sparked by visiting George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate as child. When not working he is an avid Civil War and Revolutionary War reenactor and living historian.