Virtual history events taking place in the month of August

Here’s a look at the virtual history events happening in the month of August.

Decatur House/White House Historical Association

History Happy Hour events

Thursday, August 12 at 5:30 p.m. ET

Thursday, August 26 at 5:30 p.m. ET

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

James Madison’s Montpelier

Touro Synagogue

The Smithsonian virtual events

Historically Speaking: Reflecting on the work of James Baldwin and Black Masculinity

Charles Willson Peale, George Washington, and the Visual Creation of American Identity

The Espionage Act of 1917: The Perils of Protecting the Nation’s Secrets

Video Webinar for Families: Natural History at Home – Tylosaurus Storytime

At Home with the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives: The Hungerford Deed

Creating Collections: Digital Museum Resources and the Smithsonian Learning Lab

Historically Speaking: The Launch of The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip Hop and Rap

Since 1954 the El Paso County Historical Society has been a driving force in the historic scene of El Paso. EPCHS strives to foster research into the history of the El Paso area; acquire and make available to the public historic materials; publish and encourage historical writing pertaining to the area; and to develop public consciousness of our rich heritage.