Author: Lucy Davis
Lucy Davis is the Digital Media Coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities. She studies public history at Rutgers University, Camden.

George Washington’s Diamond Eagle on Display in Philadelphia

The medal was designed by Pierre L’Enfant, most famous for the city plan of Washington, D.C., and was presented to Washington by the French Navy in 1784

Registration Open for Spring 2018 Historic Preservation Classes and Workshops

The program is open to anyone interested in historic preservation. Continuing education credits may be applied to a certificate in historic preservation.

MARCH Hosts Delegation of Vietnamese Scholars

The scholars are preparing to compile The Encyclopedia of Vietnam and made a stop at Rutgers-Camden to discuss MARCH’s Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia project.

Pierre L’Enfante Watercolor Depicting Washington’s War Tent Found

The 1782 panoramic watercolor is the only known contemporary depiction of George Washington’s war tent.

Princeton Investigates its Roots in Slavery

The five-year project was conducted under the guidance of Professor Martha Sandweiss and found the university had strong links to slavery and the South during the Antebellum Era.

Call for Papers: LGBTQ Heritage

Papers should consider the built environment and historic preservation of places of LGBTQ heritage fifty years after the Stonewall Uprising.

Call for Papers: Second International Driving History Conference

Papers should address automotive history in one of the three major themes to be presented at the conference: Preserving the Artifact; Interpretation and Documentation; and Education, Media, and Sharing.