Lafayette: The Lost Hero

Lafayette: The Lost Hero is a documentary about Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette. Lafayette was a supporter of the American Revolution and took a tour of the U.S. in 1824-25 that helped Americans commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Revolution. The documentary begins airing on local PBS stations on Monday, Sept. 13.

The Hermitage’s Podcast Series: “The Battle of Hanging Rock”

The Hermitage premiered its podcast series this month. The first installment focuses on the 1780 Battle of Hanging Rock. Dr. Jane Landers of Vanderbilt University and Dr. Walter Edgar of the University of South Carolina are the two historians interviewed for this installment. I applaud The Hermitage for employing this type of medium to further …

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