Tim Grove provides a survey of some of the most successful websites that highlight biographies of individual national and local historical figures.

The websites highlighted provide in-depth information about the individuals rather than encyclopedic entries.

The websites the column reviews are: the National Park Service’s Museum Management Program website, the New-York Historical Society’s Alexander Hamilton: the Man Who Made Modern America, the Webb Deane Stevens Museums, Monticello’s A Day in the Life of Thomas Jefferson, the National Museum of American History Archives Center’s A Virtual Tour of the Duke Ellington Collection, and the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery’s George Washington: A National Treasure.