How I Spent my Summer Vacation…

I spent this summer working at George Washington’s Birthplace and living at Robert E. Lee’s Birthplace. For a while I was at a loss for how I should blog these places. I knew there had to be conclusions to draw. After all I was doing, living, and sleeping public history. Doing Public History Our goal … Continue reading How I Spent my Summer Vacation…

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Digital Tourist-Shmigital Shmoulrist: On-line Museums are for Research

(This originally from my old blog spot page. August 2013) I attempted to write a post about an article I did not like, but I was not fully aware of why it left me with a sour taste. The article’s basic argument was that museums should digitize their collections, (make them available online) which is … Continue reading Digital Tourist-Shmigital Shmoulrist: On-line Museums are for Research