Public History PhD Student, Matthew Champagne, Hits the Road to Discover how LGBT+ People are Represented at Historic Sites
Public History PhD Student, Matthew Champagne studies the intersection of gender and sexuality, and the representation of LGBT+ people at museums and historic sites. Last summer, he visited four such sites in the Southeast.
Wolfpack Nation: Joy Raintree retains history at South Carolina’s Redcliffe Plantation
Students on field trips and other visitors pass over the grounds of Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site in Beech Island, S.C., everyday with questions about life in the Antebellum South or James Henry Hammond, the man who built the plantation in 1859. But Park Manager Joy Raintree may not always give them the answer they want. In fact, she may give them no answer at all.