Week In Review: July 15-21, 2018

This week we had some very exciting news: our 2018 Symposium is sold out! We are looking forward to seeing all our registered guests on the first weekend of August.

It was also a good week on the blog with more reports from American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute, some summer posts about baseball, and other historical accounts and happenings.

Check it out:

Sunday, July 15:

In the evening, a feature post about Phill Greenwalt’s presentation on George Washington at Teacher Institute.

Monday, July 16:

Question of the Week asked readers to share areas of Civil War history that have been overlooked.

Meg Groeling shared Part 1 of a two-part article about Jack Wildey and Baseball.

Tuesday, July 17:

Meg Groeling’s concluded her research posts on Baseball with Part 2. 

Chris Kolakowski wrote about General McCook at the Czar.

Details about Kris White’s workshop at Teacher Institute on teaching through the Turning Points book.

Wednesday, July 18:

Sarah Kay Bierle reviewed a new stage play about Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley.

Chris Mackowski reported on a presentation at Teacher Institute about the U.S. Constitution and the Framers.

Thursday, July 19:

Chris Mackowski shared details from Teacher Institute about teaching history more effectively. 

Announcement: the 2018 Symposium is sold out!

Friday, July 20:

Sean M. Chick wrote about General Polk’s grave in New Orleans.

ECW Weekender focused on a collector’s show hosted by Kennesaw State University.

Re-cap of the Teacher Institute and a listing of all the posts from about the 2018 event.

Saturday, July 21:

Preservation News focused on recent restoration of Stone Bridge at Manassas National Battlefield.

Chris Mackowski shared about his day at Manassas National Battlefield with other historians on the 1861’s fight anniversary.

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