This article originally appeared in a AASLH newsletter.
The Semiquincentennial, or 250th anniversary, of the founding of the United States is now just four years away!
This anniversary is an opportunity for all history organizations to highlight a fuller, more honest vision of our shared history, one that can be used across our diverse society to provide a stronger basis for civic participation.
The history community still has time to plan and execute big, creative, ambitious projects for this anniversary—but just barely. In order to fully leverage the opportunities the 250th presents, we have to begin now to put the pieces together.
Annual Update on the Semiquincentennial
To help you think about those possibilities and advance your planning, the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has put together our fifth Annual Update on the status of preparations for the 250th. Read more...