Right-ing American History: Thoughts on AASLH and Reinterpreting History

Ever since I was young, I recall only visiting museums when I went on school…


Whiskey, Slavery, and Efforts to Make Corporate Histories More Diverse

For many corporate museums and archives, it is tough to change the historic…


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…


Does Your Historic House Need Reinventing?

AASLH is helping historic sites around the US look at how they engage with…


25 AASLH Members Included in NPR Story on Living History

In November 2015, NPR put out the call for answers to this question: "What Do…


When History Doesn’t Matter

I was recently thrown for a loop when a member of my team suggested that I…


"What I’m Looking for in a Museum Visit": The Seasoned Museum-Goer

Sometimes, people who start out as our visitors become something more:…


Interpretation at Catered Events

Catered events have become an increasingly important part of the business…


The SCARY Truth Facing Historic Houses

The ghost of Christmas Yet to Be brings Scrooge all of the bad news in…