An Intern's Experience

I wanted to share one of our intern's experience with the community. After…


The Power of Partnerships

Partners from President Lincoln’s Cottage and Polaris Project celebrate the…


Go Ahead, Teach Local

"Shop Local, Buy Local." These buzzwords (especially during this shopping…


God(s) A User’s Guide 2.0 - Have Your Say

My contribution is related to the somewhat unexpected success of a Web 2.0…


Managing the Hands-On Collection

We all know that hands-on learning opportunities are engaging, and result in…


Welcoming the Rechargers

I’m writing this post on Black Friday.  As my family is enjoying our local…


Tour “Too Rushed” Not About Time – Who’d Have Thunk?

At Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello, we receive a lot of visitor feedback…


Turning (Free) Social Media into Revenue

Like a lot of you reading this post, I work for a small historical institution.…


Bringing in Other Disciplines to Your Historic Site

Recently I had the opportunity to meet with Toivo Motter, Director of Education…