Blog Archives

PA Gives Grants to Three Museums

In March, three southwestern Pennsylvania museums were presented a sum of $17,800 from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to support operating costs.

Posted in News in Public Humanities, Slider Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Getting Your House (Museum) In Order Workshop

This one day- workshop is open to volunteer and professional stewards of historic house museums who are looking to improve the preservation and interpretation of their site.

Posted in News in Public Humanities, Slider Tagged with: , , , , ,

2015 DC Historic Preservation Awards Registration

Registration is now open to attend the 2015 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation.

Posted in News in Public Humanities, Slider Tagged with: , , , ,

App helps preserve Maryland’s Scenic Byways

The Maryland Department of Planning and State Highway Administration have developed the Scenic Byways Resource Protection Application, a GIS-based mapping tool.

Posted in News in Public Humanities, Slider Tagged with: , , , , , ,

AASLH Announces Leadership in History Award Winners

Fourteen individuals and organizations from the mid-Atlantic region have been named as recipients of the American Association of Local and State History’s Leadership in History Awards.

Posted in News in Public Humanities, Slider Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

History and Historic Preservation, huh! What are they good for?

“Please, tell me whether you think the world has changed at all since 1966,” asked Ned Kaufman at the June 5 New Jersey History and Historic Preservation conference in Monmouth County. Chuckles and giggles flowed from the audience. Agreed then that much has changed, he responded, why hasn’t our thinking in preservation also changed? Why are we still pursuing the same goals, working with the same tools, and recruiting the same supporters as we were in 1966?

Posted in Bloggers Tagged with: , , , ,

NPS Launches LGBT Sites Initiative

The National Park Service will begin considering more sites important to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender history in the United States, with the assistance of a panel of eighteen scholars.

Posted in News in Public Humanities, Slider Tagged with: , , ,

CONNECT WITH US

rss email twitter facebook

MARCH publishes news of interest to public humanities professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Suggestions and submissions are welcome.

Submit News

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA

Based at MARCH, with numerous community partners, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is a civic project to increase understanding of one of America’s greatest cities. From abolition and the American Revolution to yellow fever and zoos (with cheesesteaks, rowhouses, and hundreds of other topics in between), the digital Encyclopedia and print volume will offer the most comprehensive, authoritative reference source ever created for the Philadelphia region.