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Amazon Polly Test

This is a test for the Amazon Polly plugin. George Washington was unanimously elected as the first President of the United States in 1789 and 1792. He is the only person to receive 100% of the electoral votes in any election. Fellow Founding Father John Adams served as his Vice President during both terms. Prior [...]

2018-03-24T19:10:25+00:00 March 24th, 2018|News|

Entries on the Civil War are Coming Soon

As I mentioned last time, Harry and I were sidetracked for a few years with another project.  I think that it was around 2009 that we decided to jump into a new encyclopedia that focused on the role of Ohioans in the Civil War. That site, Ohio Civil War Central, contains a massive amount of well-researched [...]

2016-10-27T23:29:54+00:00 October 27th, 2016|News|

American History Central Relaunch

In August 2009, we (Harry Searles and Randal Rust) put on a workshop in Indianapolis at the annual meeting of the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH). The workshop provided insight into the process for developing an online digital encyclopedia. As part of the workshop, we created a working demo of a digital [...]

2017-11-08T00:01:24+00:00 August 18th, 2016|News|