Abbie joined the History Center as a Guest Services Associate in August of 2020. She was excited to take on this position because it allows her to share her love of history with the many guests who come through the Center’s doors.
Abbie is a recent graduate of Mercyhurst University where she earned a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Religious Studies in May of 2020. Her favorite experience during her time in Mercyhurst’s History Program was being able to work behind the scenes of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum which allowed her the opportunity to meet with many survivors. She is currently working towards earning a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and becoming a certified social studies teacher at Gannon University.
Abbie also works as a Youth Minister at St. Luke Church as well as volunteers her time to many of the Erie Diocese’s programs. In her free time, Abbie enjoys reading, baking, and watching history movies.
Abbie Harrington can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.