As we have all heard (and/or experienced), the current audience for many history museums is not particularly diverse. A 2010 study by Reach Advisors of 15,790 visitors at 40 U.S. history museums found that 78% of adult respondents held college degrees (vs. 28% of total U.S. population), their median household income was $80,000 (compared to… Read more »
- Title / Position: Heritage Area Assistant (& graduate student)
- Organization: Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area
- Twitter: @aunigelles
I am an emerging public history professional with experience in governmental and nonprofit settings. I am fascinated by the power of place at historic sites and love learning about local history. I'm currently working on my graduate thesis about commemorations of the War of 1812.