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American History Blogs

1. The National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American HistorySmithsonian, 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 1 post / week
Also in Museum Blogs
Facebook fans 250.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 249.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 162 ⋅ Domain Authority 91

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

History Net: Where History Comes Alive - World & US History OnlineAbout Blog 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 30 posts / week
Facebook fans 11.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 4.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 21 ⋅ Domain Authority 69

3. AHA Today - Official Blog of the American Historical Association

AHA Today - Official Blog of the American Historical AssociationWashington, 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.
Facebook fans 23.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 37K ⋅ Domain Authority 65

4. - We the Teachers Blog - We the Teachers BlogAshland, Ohio About Blog 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 1 post / week
Blog blog.teachingamericanhistory..
Social Engagement 24 ⋅ Domain Authority 70

5. Chicago History Museum

Chicago History MuseumChicago 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 3 posts / quarter
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Facebook fans 53K ⋅ Twitter followers 25.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 54 ⋅ Domain Authority 66

6. American Civil War Blog

American Civil War BlogRichmond, 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 2 posts / month
Facebook fans 39.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 15.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 14 ⋅ Domain Authority 57

7. U.S. History - Reddit

U.S. History - RedditSan Francisco, CA About Blog This is a subreddit for United States history related discussions, debates, questions, articles, videos, discoveries, etc.
Frequency 6 posts / week
Facebook fans 1.3M ⋅ Twitter followers 674K ⋅ Social Engagement 1.3K ⋅ Domain Authority 90

8. BackStory

BackStoryCharlottesville, 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.
Frequency 2 posts / week
Facebook fans 14.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 12.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 19 ⋅ Domain Authority 56

9. The History Reader

The History ReaderAbout 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.
Frequency 5 posts / month
Facebook fans 20.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 51

10. History is Now

History is NowLondon, 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 5 posts / month
Facebook fans 3.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 11.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 44

11. American History - Reddit

American History - RedditSan 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 10 posts / week
Facebook fans 1.3M ⋅ Twitter followers 674K ⋅ Social Engagement 214 ⋅ Domain Authority 90

12. The New York History Blog

The New York History BlogNew 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 3 posts / day
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Facebook fans 3.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 8.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 116 ⋅ Domain Authority 52

13. The Junto

The JuntoAmerica 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 2 posts / month
Facebook fans 3.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 9.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 222 ⋅ Domain Authority 49

14. Sport in American History

Sport in American HistoryUSA 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 1 post / week
Facebook fans 391 ⋅ Twitter followers 2.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 6 ⋅ Domain Authority 46

15. OutHistory Blog

OutHistory BlogAbout Blog 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.
Facebook fans 1.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 1.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 57

16. Boston 1775

Boston 1775Massachusetts 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 1 post / day
Also in Genealogy Blogs
Facebook fans 4.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 6.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 49

17. Process: a blog for American history

Process: a blog for American historyAbout 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 3 posts / month
Facebook fans 805 ⋅ Twitter followers 2.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 118 ⋅ Domain Authority 47

18. American Mafia History

American Mafia HistoryUnited States About Blog The American Mafia History made its mark on the United States shortly after Prohibition (the outlaw of manufacturing, selling, and transport of alcohol) began in 1920. Read all information related to American Mafia History on this blog.
Frequency 1 post / quarter
Twitter followers 217 ⋅ Social Engagement 141 ⋅ Domain Authority 45

19. American Creation

American CreationAbout 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 3 posts / week
Twitter followers 63 ⋅ Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 39

20. Historiann

HistoriannColorado, USA About Blog This blog is written by Ann M. Little which showcases History and sexual politics from1492 to the present.
Twitter followers 6.9K ⋅ Domain Authority 43

21. American Studies

American StudiesWaltham 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 6 posts / week
Twitter followers 4.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 6 ⋅ Domain Authority 31

22. American System Now

American System NowVirginia, USA About Blog A resource for re-establishing the American System of Political Economy.
Frequency 2 posts / week
Twitter followers 76 ⋅ Social Engagement 8 ⋅ Domain Authority 26


PastIsPresent.orgWorcester, 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 3 posts / quarter
Facebook fans 10.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 5.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 41 ⋅ Domain Authority 48

24. TOCWOC A Civil War Blog

TOCWOC A Civil War BlogLos 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 another history. Follow to keep up with our blog.
Frequency 10 posts / year
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Facebook fans 533 ⋅ Social Engagement 3 ⋅ Domain Authority 36

25. Plodding through the Presidents

Plodding through the PresidentsLos Angeles About Blog In 2013 I started reading a biography of every US president in chronological order, and I created this site to chronicle my irreverent observations, quests for historical truth, and personal insights along the way. Presidential history blog with humorous and historic stories from my trek to read a biography of every US president in order.
Frequency 5 posts / quarter
Blog ploddingthroughthepresidents..
Facebook fans 8.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 733 ⋅ Social Engagement 495 ⋅ Domain Authority 27

26. Renegade South

Renegade SouthSan 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 1 post / month
Twitter followers 1.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 135 ⋅ Domain Authority 34

27. American Revolution and Founding Era

American Revolution and Founding EraWashington, 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.
Frequency 1 post / quarter
Twitter followers 660 ⋅ Social Engagement 3 ⋅ Domain Authority 28

28. Legal History Blog

Legal History BlogAbout Blog The Legal History Blog is updated daily with new scholarship and news in legal history.
Frequency 1 post / day
Facebook fans 1.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 6.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 47

29. Discover America Blog

Discover America BlogAbout Blog This blog is about the great outdoors, our nation's history, and all the fun that comes with it!
Frequency 27 posts / year
Facebook fans 168 ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 7

30. History With a Drawl - Stories from a southern pseudo-historian

History With a Drawl - Stories from a southern pseudo-historianAbout Blog Hi, I'm Sean. I'm an amateur historian, but a professional Southerner. I was born and raised in the great state of Alabama, but now reside in Nashville, TN with my beautiful wife and 7-year-old daughter. My intention with this blog, is primarily of a personal nature. I love the South, and hope to share some of the incredible culture and heritage it has to offer.
Facebook fans 1.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 20 ⋅ Domain Authority 1

31. Frontier Battles

Frontier BattlesGrand 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
Twitter followers 201 ⋅ Domain Authority 18

32. Finance: History and Policy - Robert E Wright

Finance: History and Policy - Robert E WrightSioux 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 11 posts / year
Twitter followers 646 ⋅ Domain Authority 21

33. NYC Department of Records & Information Services

NYC Department of Records & Information ServicesNew York City, New York, United States About Blog The Department of Records and Information Services preserves and provides public access to historical and contemporary records and information about New York City government.
Frequency 1 post / week
Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 39

34. The Ghost of Herodotus

The Ghost of HerodotusAbout Blog The purpose of this blog is to exchange ideas related to history. It is named after Herodotus, of course, because he is identified as the 'Father of History.' While this fifth-century B.C.E. Greek was not without significant flaws as a scholar, he was a pathfinder as well as a superb narrator.
Frequency 3 posts / year
Domain Authority 13

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