Learning History at Home


Our editors have selected a wide variety of resources for learning history at home, for parents teaching their children as well as lifelong learners. Includes historic archives and images, interactive maps, online curriculum and resources for students and teachers, livestreaming events, history videos, games and quizzes, and more. Have one to recommend, please let us know.
 

And when we can, we love getting out and seeing historic sites and exhibits and history-related programs, and going on history walks. You’ll find more information on those in our Events list and our Travel section.


Last update: May 6, 2020 - Recently-added items are in bold.


 

New livestreamed talks with history authors: We're starting a series of livestreamed talks with history authors. The first is Thursday, April 16 at 8 pm (Eastern) with John Bell, author of Boston 1775 and The Road to Concord. Details here

I hope you'll join us.

— Lee Wright  |  Founder  |  The History List  |  History Camp

 

Patriots Day: This great reenactment has be cancelled, but there are online efforts, and John Bell has links to them at Boston 1775.

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Historic archives and images

Virtual Tours

Interactive maps

Online curriculums and resources for students and teachers

Livestreaming events

Videos

Games and quizzes


If you have recommendations for resources to add, please let us know

We love getting out and seeing historic sites and exhibits and history-related programs, and going on history walks. You’ll find more information on those in our Events list and our Travel section.
 

— Larisa

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Larisa is a contributor to The History List and helps with History Camps in Boston, Philadelphia, and Richmond.