Public History Fellow Organizing African American Heritage Day

by Lisa Hayes, Director of Public Programs and Education From the pool of top-notch applicants received for the first Accokeek Foundation Fellowship in Public History Practice, we selected Terence Johnson. Terence has a bachelor’s degree in American History, master’s degrees in Religious Studies and in Library and Information Science, and has completed all but the…

Food for Thought

by Matt Mattingly, Manager of the National Colonial Farm and Historic Interpretation You know what I miss the most about Southern California? It’s not the weather–75 and sunny all year round is great for the first week, but after that… not so much. It isn’t the beaches, or the sunsets, or the laid back lifestyle.…