An interview with Dr. Douglas Sanford about myth and reality at Germanna:
How did the location of Germanna contribute to its meaning?
How much credit do you give to the expectation of finding gold?
Why is family life downplayed so much in the myth of the frontier?
Based on the archaeology, how did the pattern of daily life at Germanna contrast the image of the frontier?
In your words, what is the myth of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe?
What does the myth symbolism to you?
How fast did the actual expansion of the west follow the symbolic opening of it by the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe?
How did the myth of Germanna influence your original interpretation of the tunnel?
How influential are these myths within Virginia history today?