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1

The National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History

americanhistory.si.edu/blog

Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.

About Blog - The National Museum of American History collects, preserves and displays American heritage in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific and military history. Through incomparable collections, rigorous research, and dynamic public outreach, we explore the infinite richness and complexity of American history.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week

225,452 192,529 6,969
2

AHA Today - Official Blog of the American Historical Association

AHA Today - Official Blog of the American Historical Association

blog.historians.org

Washington, D.C.

About Blog - AHA Today is the official Blog of the American Historical Association.The AHA is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1884 and incorporated by Congress in 1889 for the promotion of historical studies.
Frequency - about 4 posts per week

20,140 26,020 145,265
3

History Net: Where History Comes Alive - World & US History Online

History Net: Where History Comes Alive - World & US History Online

historynet.com

About Blog - HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines. It provide unique experience for history enthusiasts, drawing from our nine history magazines.
Frequency - about 70 posts per week

8,831 4,262 23,953
4

TeachingAmericanHistory.org - We the Teachers Blog

TeachingAmericanHistory.org - We the Teachers Blog

blog.teachingamericanhistory..

Ashland, Ohio

About Blog - TeachingAmericanHistory.org is history and civics resource website designed for use by K-12 teachers, college faculty, students, and the public at large. It features a searchable library containing thousands of original documents spanning American history from the Colonial Era through the present, primary source document-based lesson plans designed for use in education.
Frequency - about 1 posts per week

4,155 n/a 99,332
5

Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum

chicagohistory.org/blog

Chicago IL

About Blog - The Chicago History Museum is a place of learning, discovery, creativity, and, well, history. We encourage people to value their own stories and share them with others.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

38,951 18,472 216,697
6

American Civil War Blog

American Civil War Blog

acwm.org/blog

Richmond, VA

About Blog - The goal of The American Civil War Museum is to help a diverse national and international audience learn American Civil War history in all its breadth and scope. Using dynamic and interactive exhibits, engaging educational programs and historical research, the museum will tell a multitude of military, political and civilian stories of the people of the time.
Frequency - about 1 posts per week

35,069 10,152 1,075,286
7

BackStory

BackStory

backstoryradio.org/blog

Charlottesville, Virginia

About Blog - BackStory is a public podcast that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today. On each show, historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Joanne Freeman and Nathan Connolly tear a topic from the headlines and explore its historical depths.Together, they drill down into the centuries, revealing the connections between past and present.

13,182 7,451 574,510
8

U.S. History - Reddit

U.S. History - Reddit

reddit.com/r/USHistory

San Francisco, CA

About Blog - This is a subreddit for United States history related discussions, debates, questions, articles, videos, discoveries, etc.
Frequency - about 13 posts per week

1,127,458 494,569 9
9

The History Reader

The History Reader

thehistoryreader.com

About Blog - The History Reader offers articles, interviews, and further reading for history buffs and book lovers everywhere, drawing from military history and ancient times to today.

6,821 n/a 816,734
10

OutHistory Blog

OutHistory Blog

outhistory.org/blog

About Blog - OutHistory.org was founded in October 2008 by Jonathan Ned Katz.When the Internet became part of the everyday life of billions of people in the 21st century, Katz understood that the work of archiving, establishing LGBTQ chronologies, and highlighting new discoveries begun in Gay American History should continue on a digital platform.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week

1,665 1,404 753,129
11

History is Now

History is Now

historyisnowmagazine.com/blog

London, UK

About Blog - We’re a site that creates a variety of exclusive modern international and American history content! We create free history audio podcasts as part of History in 28-minutes, a magazine called History is Now, and books as part of Required History. Our works explain some of history's most important events concisely and quickly.
Frequency - about 1 post per week

3,437 12,281 1,315,332
12

The New York History Blog

The New York History Blog

newyorkhistoryblog.org

New York State

About Blog - The New York History Blog, founded in 2008 and updated several times per day, promotes the state’s history community including: new research and publications; newly available collections; public history advocacy and historic preservation efforts; exhibits and events; conferences and grants; and new stories from New York’s past.
Frequency - about 13 posts per week

2,501 7,293 1,577,697
13

The Junto

The Junto

earlyamericanists.com

America

About Blog - The Junto is a group blog made up of junior early Americanists dedicated to sharing new questions and ideas with others interested in early American history.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week

2,915 6,609 1,400,462
14

Boston 1775

Boston 1775

boston1775.blogspot.com

Massachusetts

About Blog - This blog is a miscellany of information about New England just before, during, and after the Revolutionary War, and about how that history has been studied, taught, preserved, politicized, mythologized, lost, recovered, discussed, described, distorted, and now digitized.
Frequency - about 7 posts per week

3,170 5,046 1,709,105
15

American History - Reddit

American History - Reddit

reddit.com/r/AmericanHistory

San Francisco, CA

About Blog - Dedicated to anything related to North or South America up until and through the year 1992. We encourage friendly discourse, debates, questions, articles, discoveries, or anything else relevant to the Americas within the given time period.
Frequency - about 8 posts per week

1,127,457 494,569 9
16

Historiann

Historiann

historiann.com

Colorado, USA

About Blog - This blog is written by Ann M. Little which showcases History and sexual politics from1492 to the present.
Frequency - about 1 posts per week

n/a 3,536 2,068,035
17

Process: a blog for American history

Process: a blog for American history

processhistory.org

About Blog - Process is the blog of the Organization of American Historians, The Journal of American History, and The American Historian, dedicated to exploring the process of doing history and the multifaceted ways of engaging with the U.S. past.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week

521 1,121 2,067,340
18

Sport in American History

Sport in American History

ussporthistory.com

USA

About Blog - Sport in American History is a group blog that focuses on American Sport History and Studies. It is comprised of sport scholars and graduate students dedicated to developing an active online community interested in critically engaging current and historical issues in sport.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week

277 1,345 2,661,035
19

Renegade South

Renegade South

renegadesouth.wordpress.com

San Marcos, TX

About Blog - As the blog’s title, Renegade South, suggests, I study southern dissenters of the nineteenth century. Several kinds of renegades pass through the pages of my books and articles. As a historian who began digging into records and documents about ordinary and extraordinary people some thirty years ago, I’ve long wanted to share the history of those people with a broader audience.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

n/a 686 2,527,018
20

American Creation

American Creation

americancreation.blogspot.com

About Blog - American Creation is a group blog dedicated to the religious history of America's founding. Our goal is to encourage honest and insightful discussion, debate and insight into the history, particularly religious, of America's founding from all perspectives, and to promote an atmosphere where all opinions are welcomed.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week

n/a 65 2,173,227
21

TOCWOC – A Civil War Blog

TOCWOC – A Civil War Blog

brettschulte.net/CWBlog

Los Angeles

About Blog - TOCWOC is a group Civil War blog formed in September 2007. Our purpose is to enlighten and entertain readers on every aspect of the Civil War, whether it be Social, Political, Military, or other history.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

464 4,947 3,372,578
22

PastIsPresent.org

PastIsPresent.org

pastispresent.org

Worcester, MA

About Blog - The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is both a learned society and national research library of pre-twentieth century American history and culture. Our mission is to collect, preserve, and make available for study the printed record of what is now the United States of America from first European settlement through the year 1876.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

8,594 3,879 7,927,050
23

American Revolution and Founding Era

American Revolution and Founding Era

americanfounding.blogspot.com

Washington, DC Metro Area

About Blog - The American Revolution and Founding Era blog provides information and commentary on early American history, particularly from the American Revolution through the War of 1812.

n/a 332 9,980,560
24

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

legalhistoryblog.blogspot.in

About Blog - The Legal History Blog is updated daily with new scholarship and news in legal history.
Frequency - about 13 posts per week

1,619 4,297 18,134,182
25

American Studies

American Studies

americanstudier.blogspot.com

Waltham and Fitchburg, MA

About Blog - One interesting American thing (a technical term, meaning a moment or event, a text, a controversy, an idea, a figure, or whatevertheheckelse I think of) per day, from Ben Railton, a professor of American literature, culture, history, and, natch Studies.
Frequency - about 6 posts per week

n/a 3,688 19,139,299
26

Frontier Battles

Frontier Battles

frontierbattles.wordpress.com

Grand Forks, ND

About Blog - This site explores the military history and general history of Canada and the United States from 1607-1815. Major focus of this site will be on the French and Indian War (1754-1763) and American Revolution (1775-1783). The authors may include historians of the period, history buffs, reenactors, teachers, and students
Frequency - about 1 post per month

n/a 219 19,426,284
27

Finance: History and Policy - Robert E Wright

Finance: History and Policy - Robert E Wright

financehistoryandpolicy.blog..

Sioux Falls, SD

About Blog - This blog will show that financial history is both intrinsically interesting and of crucial importance to many aspects of public policy, ranging from Social Security to construction to macroeconomic stability.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week

n/a 459 n/a

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