History Relevance is a diverse group of history professionals posing questions about what makes the past relevant today.

History Relevance serves as a catalyst for demonstrating, discovering and promulgating the value of history for individuals, communities, and the nation. 


Value Statement

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We believe that history - both knowledge and practice is vital to individuals, communities and the nation. Learn more in the History Relevance Value Statement.

Impact Project

Photo: George Washington’s Mount Vernon

As a part of History Relevance, we actively seek model programs that demonstrate how history is relevant to modern life as well as engaging to current issues. 


Photo: P. Didion, George Washington's Mount Vernon

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We believe that history can have more impact when it connects the people, events, places, stories, and ideas of the past with people, events, places, stories, and ideas that are important and meaningful to communities, people, and audiences today.