South Carolinians Don’t Hate Andrew Jackson

At least not the ones I met over spring break. I had the pleasure of speaking at several events last week in South and North Carolina. My first stop was in Charleston, at the South Carolina Historical Society (SCHS). Prior to my address, Harold Closter of the Smithsonian announced a new partnership with the SCHS. No oneContinue reading “South Carolinians Don’t Hate Andrew Jackson”

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