Kerrin McTernan is a student of secondary education and American studies at Keene State College. This Fall of 2017 she is participating in a semester long digital COPLAC course titled Cultural Crossroads where her job as one of two students in the course from Keene is to investigate migration history in her local area of New Hampshire. Her blog here is a reflection of the work she does for this class and is part of a larger mission of COPLAC courses to conduct open-faced research.