Category: public history

Reflections from City Point 5

Reflections from City Point

I am a timid person by nature–I like to play the background and do careful, thought provoking and amazing work while back there. However I realize with a business model, this doesn’t serve well,...

New Links Worth Checking Out! 0

New Links Worth Checking Out!

Hey everybody! I have added two new links to the blogroll on your right. One is for NCPH’s History@Work website which is “a digital publication project of the National Council on Public History. The...

Fun with Public Lectures 5

Fun with Public Lectures

Last Thursday (March 1) I gave my first public lecture at Historic St. Mary’s City. After such a large crowd at the panel discussion at St. Mary’s College, I thought that the group would...

Introducing Slavery at Historic St. Mary’s City 5

Introducing Slavery at Historic St. Mary’s City

I think there are some folks who chuckle when I tell them I am a consultant, as if that’s not possible. But I am. A large part of what I do and what I...

Panels and Plantations 0

Panels and Plantations

Continuing my week of adventures and presentations, I had the honor of being a panelist at St. Mary’s College of Maryland last night. The panel discussion was about diversity in museums, and how we...

AAG Recap 0

AAG Recap

Over the past two days, I have presented, attended and been a panelist in 3 sessions at the Association of American Geographer’s Annual Meeting in New York City. Always a fun place to be,...

Cross Post: Telling the (Hi)story of Jim Crow 0

Cross Post: Telling the (Hi)story of Jim Crow

Last year at the National Council on Public History’s Annual Meeting, I met Priya Chhaya at the Speed Networking event. Priya is an Online Content Coordinator in the Preservation Division at the National Trust...

To My Old Master… 0

To My Old Master…

On Monday, Letters of Note posted quite the letter from former slave Jourdan Anderson. Mr. Anderson was a slave of Colonel P.H. Anderson of Big Spring, Tennessee and who wrote the man he once...

Been a minute 0

Been a minute

What have I been doing? Where did I go? I didn’t go anywhere, but I have been preparing for the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in February. I am a panelist as well...

Following The Drinking Gourd and Other Paths to Freedom 0

Following The Drinking Gourd and Other Paths to Freedom

This time of year reminds me of a few things about interpretation. Not only did I do slave life interpretation at Historic Brattonsville, but this time of year I would also brush up on...

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