I have been using historic American cemeteries as outdoor museums and teaching laboratories for over two decades. The material culture… Read more Using graveyards to teach K-12 students about local history
Reading the obituaries in the newspaper is one way to study history, person-by-person. Visiting their graves is another way to… Read more Why I Read Gravestone Inscriptions….
In the 19th Century, American families strolled through public cemeteries in an effort to impart morals and religious ideals to… Read more Cities of the Dead
Austin Kleon’s 2014 book, Show Your Work provides an interesting model for social scientists. In this delightful, short book, Kleon argues… Read more Subscribe to a monthly Newsletter: The Virginia Gazette