Washington College’s C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience is dedicated to fostering innovative approaches to the American past and present. Through educational programs, scholarship and public outreach, and a special focus on written history, the Starr Center seeks to bridge the divide between the academic world and the public at large.
Starr Center Stories
His summer fellowship at George Washington’s Mount Vernon has given Ian Culcasi an in-depth and intimate view of the world of the nation’s first president.
2015 George Washington Book Prize winner Nick Bunker along with finalists Richard Dunn, Francois Furstenberg and Eric Nelson were honored at a black tie gala at Mount Vernon on May 20. The winner of one...
The Starr Center’s award-winning audio tour provides an engaging history of Chestertown’s colorful Colonial days. It’s available free every Friday and Saturday afternoon.
Nick Bunker’s financially astute countdown to the American Revolution portrays vividly the economic stresses and political mistakes that brought England to war with her colonies.