I've been looking closely at this postcard of Laura and John Rockefeller arriving in Cleveland to spend time at their...Read More
Civil War, Alexandria, VA, George Washington, Mount Vernon, Royal Street, Prince Street, Christ Church, Gadsby's Tavern, George Washington Masonic Memorial, Carlyle House, Friendship Firehouse, King Street, Alexandria Gazette, Newspaper, Robert E. Lee, Parade, Herbert Hoover, John Pollard, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Railroad, Duke Street, Columbus Street, Rembrandt Peal
My hope in posting this 1932 souvenir edition Alexandria Gazette is that you will be transported back 90 years to the...Read More
I frequently write about George Washington, especially as we get closer to his February 22nd birthday. Articles like...Read More
As we plod through January amidst snowstorms, omicron, and political division, I am very much looking forward to...Read More
I love reading Civil War letters. There is an innocence and vulnerability about them that sharply contrasts the...Read More
OurHistoryMuseum is a crowdsourced and virtual history museum that anyone can contribute to. We are prototyping with our hometown first — Alexandria, Virginia. The app will be available nationally in early 2022. In the meantime, sign up for our blog or follow OHM on social media (both at the bottom of this page) to keep updated.
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Our mission is to save history — it's preservation via digitization. We hope to capture images of old postcards, transcribe old letters, and make all photographs available for browsing. Our entire museum is virtual. Our app will be available for download sometime in the summer of 2021. We are producing a prototype, and our first test market will be Alexandria Virginia, our hometown. But this is just a start.