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Keywords: Living History
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The Public Historian (2022) 44 (4): 147–168.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Ana C. Opishinski; Jade W. Luiz Plimoth Patuxet Museums is known for its living history sites depicting the seventeenth-century Pilgrim settlement of Plymouth and the Wampanoag settlement of Patuxet. With the 400th anniversary of Mayflower ’s arrival, the museum recommitted itself to presenting...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (4): 36–55.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Malgorzata J. Rymsza-Pawlowska In the late 1960s and 1970s, living history flowered, with new developments in research and interpretation at sites like Plimoth Plantation and Old Sturbridge Village, and the establishment of many new living history farms and museums, alongside a new professional...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (3): 31–48.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Tyler Rudd Putman This article explores the aims and delivery of a living history event conducted in a contemporary urban environment. It reports on a pilot program, “Occupied Philadelphia,” delivered in October 2017 by the Museum of the American Revolution in downtown Philadelphia. This program re...
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The Public Historian (2017) 39 (3): 10–39.
Published: 01 August 2017
... settlements, but also as living history museums established in the twentieth century to memorialize and celebrate seventeenth-century Jesuit missions. Revisiting them today reveals their transformation into two very different museum models, incorporating very different methods of presenting indigenous...
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The Public Historian (2015) 37 (3): 76–101.
Published: 01 August 2015
... questions of authenticity, to instead focus on how living history museums engage visitors in meaningful play—I consider the ways that Blists Hill promotes creative learning through an imaginative, visceral engagement with history. © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California and the National...
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The Public Historian (2014) 36 (1): 36–60.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., as well as her experiences as a living history interpreter at both the Smithsonian Museum of American History and at Mount Vernon. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2014 “Ask a Slave ” Interpretation Living History Slavery Race...
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The Public Historian (2012) 34 (1): 83–111.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Jane Becker; Alberta Sebolt George In this interview, Alberta Sebolt George recounts her experiences as educator and administrator at Old Sturbridge Village (OSV), a living history museum, over a period of almost thirty years. George reflects on OSV's model for teacher/museum collaboration...