Guided by Professor Bill Schindler, students visited several museums to consider the ethical, political, and economic factors that influence how history is portrayed. The course culminated in an Iron Age village in Denmark.
Two civil war re-enactors, John Wyman and our own John Wagner Director of the Washington College boathouse visit the class to discuss the role of Civil War interpreters and factors that influence the manner in which they interpret the past.
Andrea Wulf, acclaimed author of Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens, visited Washington College as a part of the Chestertown Book Festival. In her book, Wulf vividly portrays the battalion of 18th-century scientists who