Five Opportunities to Take a House Tour from “Meh” to Great

Since the AASLH offices were closed for Memorial Day, I decided to take my son…


Up in Flames: The Importance of Having a Good Relationship with Your Local Fire Department

Wow!  What a day! For the last several hours we’ve had 5 fire trucks and about…


New Report Reveals Each Generation Less Likely to Visit Historic Sites Than the Last

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences’ Humanities Indicators (HI) project…


Meet a Member: Historic Madison, Inc.

Meet a Member is a biweekly blog series spotlighting our members. AASLH has…


Best of the Year: Our Most-Read Posts of 2015

Happy New Year! Here at AASLH, we are already planning our 2016 Annual Meeting,…


AASLH & NPS Host Workshop on Historic Houses in National Parks

At the beginning of this week, AASLH hosted a special workshop with the…


On Being Historic and Green

  Visitor #1 (exiting a recreated 1700’s log house at an open air site):…


Many Voices: Moving Beyond the White Male Interpretation in a NJ Historic House

Recreated YWCA meeting room for clubs in Montclair Historical Society's Crane…


Together We Can Listen – Incorporating Evaluation Pt. 1

There is no better way to ensure a historic house museum’s longevity and…


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

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