Saturday, December 28, 2013

Resolve to Put More History in Your New Year

Love History? Feel like you are missing out. Want to introduce your family and friends to things you love? Try these suggestions below to put more history in your year.

·         Visit a historic site, state park, or a National Park. Many of these locals have low or no admission cost and feature programs for the entire family. Ask about a Junior Ranger program for kids to participate in. Look here to find a National Park:

Grand Teton National Park
·         Visit a museum. Any museum. Museums are great places to immerse yourself in history. Further many museums host events and programs throughout the year to engage people of all ages. If you are a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch
      debit or credit card holder, check here to learn what museums you can visit for free the first weekend of each month.
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
·         Read a good book. Consult the reviews on our site or use What Should I Read Next?  to find a book based on ones you have enjoyed in the past.

·         Volunteer. Find out how you can support local history.  Look here for opportunities to enjoy history and share it with others.

Ft. King George State Park
·         Attend a reenactment. See history live. Check here to find a reenactment near you.

·         Play a Game. Check out our history game of the week recommendations.


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