25 Best Public History Blogs and Websites

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Here are 25 Best Public History Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Active History

Active History Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Read amusing articles, historical anecdotes, and other stories in this space. Active History is a resource to help connect historians with the public, policymakers, and the media. We publish short papers by historians on a range of topics and blog posts on historians that engage with the internet and the public sphere.
Also in Canadian History Blogs, History Blogs
1.9K 9.4K 5 posts / month Get Email Contact

2. Public History Weekly

Public History Weekly Public History Weekly is the international and multilingual Open Peer Review Journal about all kinds of dealing with the past in public. Here, you will find weekly contributions of our international authors and help make the journal through your comments a place of lively debate.
3.1K 8K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

3. Doing History in Public

Doing History in Public 'Doing History in Public' is a collaborative blog written and edited by graduate historians both at the University of Cambridge (where most of us are based) and elsewhere. The blog is intended to cover a diverse range of historical periods, countries, and themes. Our mission is to develop an online arena for the publication of commentaries, interviews, essays, and other creative outputs
793 2.5K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

4. History Guild

History Guild Kensington, Victoria, Australia
History Guild is a group of History Enthusiasts. History Guild creates articles, podcasts, and videos that tell the stories of history in interesting and engaging ways. Our Articles are written by our members and writers, or republished with the permission of the author or publisher. We also republish some articles that are published with a Creative Commons license. Our mission is historical literacy for all. To be able to make decisions about the future it is imperative that we understand the past.
1.9K 1.4K 2 posts / day Get Email Contact

5. The Metropole Blog

The Metropole Blog Cincinnati, Ohio, US
The Metropole blog by The Urban History Association shines light upon the hidden histories of emerging urban centers (cities) around the world. The UHF was founded in Cincinnati in 1988 for the purpose of stimulating interest and forwarding research and study in the history of the city in all periods and geographical areas.
Also in American History Blogs, Urban Blogs
4.4K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

6. Katie Stringer Clary, PhD

Katie Stringer Clary, PhD Waccamaw Land, South Carolina, US
Katie Stringer Clary, Ph.D. in Public History (with a concentration on museum Management) delves into her thoughts and recollection on a myriad of topics - Public History, Museums, & the World Today. Katie currently teaches courses in Public History, Museums and Communities, Museum Studies, Interpretive Methods, other Special Topics in Public History.
319 3K 10 posts / year Get Email Contact

7. MCPHH | Public History Blog

MCPHH | Public History Blog Manchester, England, UK
This blog showcases the work that our MCPHH colleagues and friends are involved in. Our aim is to encourage participation from those undertaking public history and/or heritage projects in Manchester. The Manchester Center for Public History & Heritage brings together academic researchers, history and heritage professionals, and members of the public in the production of history.
2.1K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

8. National Council on Public History

National Council on Public History History@Work is the peer-edited, multi-interest blog of the National Council on Public History (NCPH). NCPH established the blog to create an online venue where people from around the field of public history could share ideas and news. The blog aims to blend scholarly, professional, and civic discussion arising from the practice of presenting history in public.
1 post / week Get Email Contact

9. History@Kingston

History@Kingston London, England, UK
History@Kingston is a multi-authored blog written by staff, students, alumni, and public historians who contribute to the study of history at Kingston University and the town's rich local heritage. We also occasionally host special guest blogs authored by experts beyond Kingston.
2 posts / week Get Email Contact

10. Random Thoughts on History

Random Thoughts on History Fredericksburg, Virginia, US
Tim Talbott's blog features his musings on American, African American, Southern, Civil War, Reconstruction, and Public History topics and books. Including recent aquisitions, recommendations and more. Tim is a life-long history enthusiast with a passion for sharing the educational advantages of learning our past.
Also in Random Thought Blogs
2 posts / month Get Email Contact

11. The Chris Dawson History Blog

The Chris Dawson History Blog Queensland, Australia
A Brisbane-based Public History business run by a professional historian, featuring blog posts about all manner of historical curiosities such as hangings, bunyips, prisons, colonial Queensland, cemeteries, shark attacks, and ghosts. Chris Dawson is a Brisbane-based professional historian with extensive experience in presenting History to the public.
4 posts / year Get Email Contact

12. Looking Back, Moving Forward in Museum Education Blog

Looking Back, Moving Forward in Museum Education Blog Port Jefferson Station, New York, US
Wander through our collection of exemplary, detailed posts on Public History. Lindsey Steward-Goldberg's blog is a resource on Historical Sites. Lindsey is a passionate and dedicated individual who is determined to provide local and national history for future generations to appreciate their roots and teach the next generation.
1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

13. Making the Past Present Blog

Making the Past Present Blog Hi, I'm Kelsey, and I'm a public historian, teacher, and lifelong learner from the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee. I love sharing my passion for history, and this blog is a place where I share my thoughts on history, travel, and much more as I try to make the past present, accessible, and engaging for all.
1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

14. NOTCHES Blog » Public History

NOTCHES Blog » Public History View our articles on Public History, diving into Queer representation throughout history, and Changing Cultural attitudes, and New approaches to documenting Queer analysis. NOTCHES is a peer-reviewed, collaborative and international history of sexuality blog that aims to get people inside and outside the academy thinking about histories of sex and sexualities in the past and in the present.
5.3K 1 post / year Get Email Contact

15. The biased historian Blog

The biased historian Blog Earlsfield, England, UK
My name is Molly, I'm a 24 year old History graduate and an aspiring Public/Gender Historian. This blog will be a mix of posts regarding what I've been studying, what I find interesting, what I find infuriating, and anything that I read/hear that sparks my interest. I plan to keep it relatively history-orientated.
286 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact


The International Federation for Public History blog promotes international debates between Public Historians and informs about the activities of the IFPH-FIHP. The International Federation for Public History aims to create an international network of public history programs, scholars, and practitioners to facilitate the international exchange of information on teaching and research in publics history.
2.3K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

17. Scottish Centre for Global History Blog

Scottish Centre for Global History Blog Dundee, Scotland, UK
Through our Global History Blog, our platform focuses on the development of global history the democratization of the field, and stimulating debate. The Scottish Centre for Global History (SCGH) is a research center and public history space for postgraduates and academics from around the world to share their ideas and research in Global History.
Also in Dundee Blogs
2.9K 11 posts / year Get Email Contact

18. On History | Features & Articles

On History | Features & Articles London, England, UK
News, articles & research from the Institute of Historical Research. Read the latest posts from our contributors to know more about ongoing research projects, history mapping events, readings, and more. On History is a digital magazine produced by the Institute of Historical Research. Our aim is to publish accessible and engaging articles that reflect on contemporary issues.
5 posts / year Get Email Contact

19. The Lakefront Historian

The Lakefront Historian Chicago, Illinois, US
The Lakefront Historian is a group blog written by graduate students and scholars associated with the Loyola University Chicago Public History Program. Content includes reviews of historical sites and institutions, commentary on the public consumption of history, thoughts on public history theory and practice, and news about public history careers.
252 Get Email Contact

20. Archive and Access

Archive and Access Dundee, Scotland, UK
Archive and Access is a publicly-contributed blog showcasing Historical archives from colonial as well as post-independence India. The blog invites historians to write with information or perspectives on archives and libraries in South Asia (or linked collections). This initiative hoped to fulfill two objectives: to map historical collections in the region and to provide some information about their contents and use.
1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

21. Fredericksburg Remembered

Fredericksburg Remembered Fredericksburg Remembered is a beautifully exhaustive collection of musings on the history of Fredericksburg, public history, the Civil War, and the Army of the Potomac. Historian John Hennessy narrates deftly the events and public feelings as they progressed through Civil War. John is a retired staff from Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.
1 post / year Get Email Contact

22. Tori Rigsby's History Blog

Tori Rigsby's History Blog Woodfin, North Carolina, US
Tori Rigsby's History Blog is about the fieldwork She and my classmates are undertaking in the Shiloh A.M.E. and South Asheville cemeteries in the Spring/Summer of 2022. Follow along as she responds to prompts pertaining to our studies and findings throughout the semester.
1 post / month Get Email Contact

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Public History Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Public History. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
themetropoleblog themetropole.blog 70
Sean Graham activehistory.ca 19
Jim Clifford activehistory.ca 14
Ed Dunsworth activehistory.ca 14
biasedhistorian thebiasedhistorian.home.blog 10
Daniel Ross activehistory.ca 7
Sara Wilmshurst activehistory.ca 2
Krista McCracken activehistory.ca 2
Carly Ciufo activehistory.ca 2
alexanderdawson1967 themetropole.blog 1
Eric Michael Rhodes themetropole.blog 1
Kenneth Alyass themetropole.blog 1
mjguariglia themetropole.blog 1
jd859 globalhistory.org.uk/global-public-history-blog 1
Sean Carleton activehistory.ca 1
Laura Madokoro activehistory.ca 1
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