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Hands On Learning at the Historical Society

Hands On Learning at the Historical Society

The beginning of the traditional summer break is a great time to look back at the at the educational programming the Historical Society of Washington, D.C, has provided this past year to elementary, high school and college students. Thanks to incredible support from a private foundation, a 150-year-old civic organization, and individual donors, it has […]

Masters in Making History Come Alive

It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week! Today and tomorrow we’ll be posting about local teachers who champion the humanities in general and D.C. history specifically by partnering with the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Today we’d like to send out a shout-out to Kathy Franz, assistant professor of history and Director of Public History at American […]

Incoming Freshmen ‘Discover D.C.’

Incoming Freshmen ‘Discover D.C.’

On August 20th and 21st the Historical Society hosted nearly 80 incoming freshmen from American University, presenting themes, concepts and resources to help develop the student’s appreciation for and understanding of their new home: Washington, D.C. Discover DC, an orientation program developed by American University, is an “opportunity for new AU students to learn about […]