Our favorite history places
Our Favorite History Places is a feature on Historyplaces where I ask my public historian friends to talk about their favorite history sites and share some of the challenges they face presenting history to visitors. If you’re a public historian and you’d like to participate, please contact me.
Bob Sutton – Chief Historian, U.S. National Park Service
Carolyn Gilman – Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Patricia Brooks – public historian in Washington, D.C.
Bill Peterson – Arizona Historical Society, Flagstaff, AZ
Max van Balgooy – President of Engaging Places, LLC
Linnea Grim – Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, VA
Bethany Hawkins – American Association for State and Local History, Nashville, TN
Michelle Moon – most recently at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA