Our team is gearing up for next week’s American Association for State and Local History annual meeting in Kansas City. We’re excited to join public history professionals and volunteers for a few days to discuss the theme of this years meeting: Truth or Consequences. One of our Research Associates, Katie Chandler, will be presenting a session with Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. Please attend the session and introduce yourself!
Thursday, September 27, 3:15 pm
Beyond the Mansion: Interpreting Diverse Stories Across a Historic Property
In their interpretive planning process, Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage asked the question, “What stories are missing or under-told in our current interpretation?” Come see how The Hermitage is learning from audience research and interpretive planning to reconsider how it communicates the complex and diverse experiences of life in the Jacksonian Era beyond the mansion.
Location: CC 2502A