Week In Review: August 19-25, 2019

We hope you had a great week and stayed cool in the summer heat. Here’s what we’ve been writing and there’s a lot more coming next week!

Monday, August 19:

Question of the Week offers a chance to look back on your own history journey.

ECW Correspondent Meghan Hall shared about an effort to tie young people’s interest to history.

Tuesday, August 20:

FREE ECW Podcast! Do you know how General Douglas MacArthur is connected to Civil War history?

Sarah Kay Bierle shared an excerpt from Benjamin French’s journal at the end of summer 1864.

Wednesday, August 21:

Sarah Kay Bierle found a whole discussion about health and how people understood health in the mid-19th Century by looking for clues in primary sources.

Thursday, August 22:

Did you know that ECW and the MacArthur Memorial are partnering to host a symposium?

Edward Alexander shared history and photos from his recent travels and stop at Clingmans Dome.

Friday, August 23:

Sarah Kay Bierle asked the question “Did Frederick Douglass influence Lincoln’s Blind Memorandum?” and then dug into the primary sources and White House timeline.

ECW Weekender: Heading to Manassas next week for the anniversary?

Saturday, August 24:

Saving History Saturday: Thanks to American Battlefield Trust, Harpers Ferry National Park got some new land! Let’s celebrate another preservation victory.

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