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1. The National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History 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.
Also in Museum Blogs
Website americanhistory.si.edu/blog
Facebook fans 232,726. Twitter followers 213,882.

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

History Net: Where History Comes Alive - World & US History Online 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 84 posts per week.
Website historynet.com
Facebook fans 9,820. Twitter followers 4,389.

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

AHA Today - Official Blog of the American Historical Association 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.
Website blog.historians.org
Facebook fans 21,623. Twitter followers 29,032.

4. TeachingAmericanHistory.org - We the Teachers Blog

TeachingAmericanHistory.org - We the Teachers Blog 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 post per week.
Website blog.teachingamericanhistory..
Facebook fans 4,612. Twitter followers n/a.

5. Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum 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 week.
Also in Chicago Blogs
Website chicagohistory.org/blog
Facebook fans 43,313. Twitter followers 20,218.

6. American Civil War Blog

American Civil War 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 2 posts per week.
Website acwm.org/blog
Facebook fans 36,731. Twitter followers 11,438.

7. U.S. History - Reddit

U.S. History - Reddit San Francisco, CA About Blog This is a subreddit for United States history related discussions, debates, questions, articles, videos, discoveries, etc.
Frequency about 8 posts per week.
Website reddit.com/r/USHistory
Facebook fans 1,180,653. Twitter followers 538,964.

8. BackStory

BackStory 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.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Website backstoryradio.org/blog
Facebook fans 13,848. Twitter followers 8,691.

9. The History Reader

The History Reader 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.
Frequency about 4 posts per month.
Website thehistoryreader.com
Facebook fans 11,048. Twitter followers n/a.

10. History is Now

History is Now 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 2 posts per month.
Website historyisnowmagazine.com/blog
Facebook fans 3,482. Twitter followers 12,133.

11. The New York History Blog

The New York History Blog 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 19 posts per week.
Also in New York Blogs
Website newyorkhistoryblog.org
Facebook fans 2,746. Twitter followers 7,785.

12. The Junto

The Junto 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 2 posts per week.
Website earlyamericanists.com
Facebook fans 3,045. Twitter followers 7,513.

13. Boston 1775

Boston 1775 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.
Also in Genealogy Blogs
Website boston1775.blogspot.com
Facebook fans 3,577. Twitter followers 5,385.

14. American History - Reddit

American History - Reddit 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 6 posts per week.
Website reddit.com/r/AmericanHistory
Facebook fans 1,180,653. Twitter followers 538,964.

15. Process: a blog for American history

Process: a blog for American history 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.
Website processhistory.org
Facebook fans 740. Twitter followers 1,572.

16. Sport in American History

Sport in American History 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.
Website ussporthistory.com
Facebook fans 302. Twitter followers 1,681.

17. 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 3 posts per month.
Website pastispresent.org
Facebook fans 9,011. Twitter followers 4,323.

18. American Creation

American Creation 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 2 posts per week.
Website americancreation.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 67.

19. TOCWOC – A Civil War Blog

TOCWOC – A Civil War Blog 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 4 posts per month.
Website brettschulte.net/CWBlog
Facebook fans 476. Twitter followers 4,965.

20. Plodding through the Presidents

Plodding through the Presidents Los 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 about 2 posts per month.
Website ploddingthroughthepresidents..
Facebook fans 4,420. Twitter followers 665.

21. Historiann

Historiann 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 post per month.
Website historiann.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 4,284.

22. Renegade South

Renegade South 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.
Website renegadesouth.wordpress.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 788.

23. American Revolution and Founding Era

American Revolution and Founding Era 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.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Website americanfounding.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 2,070.

24. Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog About Blog The Legal History Blog is updated daily with new scholarship and news in legal history.
Frequency about 15 posts per week.
Website legalhistoryblog.blogspot.in
Facebook fans 1,684. Twitter followers 4,841.

25. American Studies

American Studies 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 5 posts per week.
Website americanstudier.blogspot.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 3,816.

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

History With a Drawl - Stories from a southern pseudo-historian About 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.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Website historywithadrawl.org
Facebook fans 1,636. Twitter followers 19.

27. The Ghost of Herodotus

The Ghost of Herodotus About 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 about 1 post per week.
Website ghostofherodotus.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

28. OutHistory Blog

OutHistory 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 1 post per week.
Website outhistory.org/blog
Facebook fans 1,712. Twitter followers 1,436.

29. Frontier Battles

Frontier Battles 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.
Website frontierbattles.wordpress.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 216.

30. Finance: History and Policy - Robert E Wright

Finance: History and Policy - Robert E Wright 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 1 post per month.
Website financehistoryandpolicy.blog..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 573.

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