My 5 Favorite Props to Use in Programs

One thing that every interpreter has to do to be effective is to get and keep…


Visitors and Originality in Historic House Museums: A Look at the Impact of Furnishing Plans

Library: Longfellow’s House – Washington Headquarters National Historic Site;…


Webinar: Interpreting Native American History and Culture at Museums and Historic Sites

The Interpreting Native American History and Culture at Museums and Historic…


A Golden Age for Historic Properties

In the Summer 2007 History News, John and Anita Durel predicted that "Historic…


Putting Visitor Research Data to Work at the Colony of Avalon

The Colony of Avalon is widely recognized as the best preserved early English…


The Self-Directed Nature of Interpretation

This article was originally published in the Spring 2015 issue of History News…


Telling a Good Story Makes for a Better Tour

The guided tour... people either love them or hate them. A good guided tour can…


Getting Schooled in History Relevance by Hamilton

I am really late to the party. I just listened to the Hamilton: An American…


Webinar: Historic House Call: Religion and Historic House Interpretation

While introducing the topic of religion into regular museum tours can be…