The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this year. A special issue of The Public Historian looks back over those 100 years and to the future.
Projects certified through the National Park Service’s Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program in Fiscal Year 2015 contributed more than $9.4 billion in output in terms of goods and services to the U.S. economy, and added $4.8 billion in gross domestic product, according to an analysis by the Rutgers University Center for Urban Policy Research.
New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal showcases academic talks, reviews, articles and more.
NPS, NCPC and Van Alen Institute are collaborating on Memorials for the Future–an ideas competition to reimagine how we think about, feel, and experience memorials.
The National Park Service Northeast Region Interpretive Workshop, “Making Connections Through Active Engagement,” for the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor will take place on March 30-April 1, 2016.
The September 2016 opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture offers a timely opportunity to evaluate how existing branches of the Smithsonian represent the era of Reconstruction, a period about which public opinion “matters more than most historical subjects” because “it forces us to think about what kind of society we wish America to be,” according to historian Eric Foner in a March 2015 Op-Ed in the New York Times.
The African American Museum, NPS, and Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will collaborate on the 2016 symposium.
Once Pope Francis arrives in Philadelphia, there is a slight chance for religious protests.
Living along the shore, with so much history within a few hours distance, it is sometimes easy to forget just […]
In December 2014, a bill was approved to include Hinchliffe Stadium to the Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park in […]