Carol Kammen explores the difference in an educational experience and fun experience while visiting a historic house. While some programming such as festivals and ghost tours may be entertaining, Kammen wonders how much knowledge visitors actually walk away with. She says that history organizations have an obligation to do more than just entertain; their job is to illustrate, educate and engage.

On Doing Local History: Out of the Box and into the Fray

Produced by: AASLH