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Making History at 250

American Association for State and Local History

This article originally appeared in an AASLH newsletter.

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) is pleased to announce that Making History at 250: The Field Guide for the Semiquincentennial is available for download now!

Through support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the input of dozens of museum professionals and historians across the country, this new resource contains guiding themes and inspirational ideas to help you and everyone in the history community develop inclusive and transformative programs in the lead-up to the nation's 250th anniversary in 2026.

We hope history organizations of all types and sizes and history professionals everywhere will take part in this once-in-a-generation opportunity. Making History at 250 can inform interpretive planning, guide community conversations, support advocacy efforts, and more over the next five years. By drawing inspiration from this Field Guide, each of us can help fulfill the potential of this anniversary and use history to build a stronger future. Read more...