Some Suggestions for a History-Related Vacation This Summer


Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Washington D.C.

Over at Time, several historians have suggested “U.S. historic places that are actually worth visiting.”

Michael Beschloss: President Lincoln’s Cottage

Ken Burns: The Lincoln Memorial

Eric Foner: Beaufort, SC Reconstruction Site

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham: Boston’s Black Heritage Trail

Erik Larson: Gettysburg

Patty Limerick: Storm King Mountain Memorial Trail

James McPherson: Shiloh

Edna Green Medford: The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Lynn Novick: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Julie Reed: Hiwasee River Heritage Center