MY Historic House

I don't know anything about this house. Okay, that’s not entirely true. I know…


Reflections on the Small Museums Committee: A Conversation with Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko

We’re looking back in time – March 31, 2004, to be exact – to when the Small…


Oh, Those Pesky Primary Sources!

One of the conundrums staff faces at the Molly Brown House Museum in Denver,…


Growing History: Children and Gardens

Cooking and eating meals can be a deeply personal experience.  Families and…


Where are All the School Groups Part 2 -- Teachers

As mentioned in the last installment of this View from the Porch, teachers are…


Where are the School Groups?

As the Curator/Director of a historic house in a small town, I hear the…


Returning a Lady to Glory

The Peacock House in Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood sat for decades moldering…


Reflections on the Small Museums Committee: A Conversation with Carol Harsh

We’re looking back in time – March 31, 2004, to be exact – to when the Small…


Houses in the Mail...Within These Walls at the Smithsonian

Working at a historic house museum presents its own set of challenges,…


Apply Now for 2014 Developing History Leaders @SHA

For more than 50 years, SHA has provided an intensive residential professional…