Meet the Staff

Museum Director

Magdalena Stuerhmann is excited to be working at the Brinton 1704 House as the Museum Director. Her background is in archaeology, and she has worked in the field on sites ranging from the 19th century Shuter's Hill plantation, to Tel Megiddo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Israel. Her interest is in community-oriented public history and archaeology. Magdalena is looking forward to engaging members of the local community with the history of the Brinton site in new ways, and helping connect people to the stories and history that shape their lives and families today.

Volunteer Coordinator & Weekend Manager

Deidra Turner is delighted to be filling the role of Volunteer Coordinator & Weekend Manager for the Brinton 1704 House. Deidra served as the Brinton House's first student intern in 2018 while she attended school at Neumann University where she graduated in 2019 with a degree in Political Science and minor in History. Since then Deidra remained a volunteer at the museum until her employment in March of 2021. Her interests include local government, history, and museum education.