Public History

I Stand With the National Park Service

I have a number of friends who work for the National Park Service. They protect this nation’s most important cultural, environmental, and historical treasures. As a group they are some…

Award For Excellence in Public History

Recently I agreed to chair the committee for the 2014 Award for Excellence in Public History sponsored by The Society of Civil War Historians. The Society of Civil War Historians…

Boston’s Civil War Top 10

I am working on finalizing a list of my top 10 favorite Civil War-related sites here in Boston for an upcoming issue of The Civil War Monitor. I’ve given a…

“Ask A Slave”

It’s a new web comedy series, but it’s not very funny. Azie Dungey played a slave at Mount Vernon and is now sharing the colorful and not very thoughtful questions…