Blog

Categories
Academy News Program

Gina Rufo’s Video Blog – Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Categories
Academy News Program

West Virginia’s Liberty Bell

A woman in an extravagantly tailored dress walks beside a man in a Civil War uniform. Single story brick structures with arching windows line thin roads. But amidst this picturesque […]

Categories
Academy News Program

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

It is to society’s general knowledge that controversy and conflict are to be avoided. We see it as our responsibility to uphold the morals and ethics of the outdated institutions […]

Categories
Academy News Program

2019 Class kicks off the summer at Montpelier

Hi everyone, Gina Rufo here! Today was my first official day with the National History Academy and we took a field-trip to James Madison’s home, Montpelier. The beautiful grounds are […]

Categories
Academy News Program

Guest Speakers

National History Academy hosts over 20 guest speakers who are nationally recognized experts in their fields. These speakers supplement the lessons learned in the site visits, Harvard Business School case […]

Categories
Academy News Program

Student Residential Life

The National History Academy is hosted at the Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Virginia, located just 25 miles from Dulles Airport. Foxcroft has a beautiful student-centered campus providing a safe and secure […]

Categories
Program

Site-Based Learning

National History Academy is built around learning at many of the defining sites of American history.  But you will not just take a tour as a member of the general […]

Categories
Academy News Program

Better Angels Parliamentary Debates

National History Academy employs a parliamentary debate program which allows our students to discuss challenging modern issues, just as history’s leaders debated difficult issues at defining times of American history. […]

Categories
Academy News

National History Academy: Washington, D.C – President Lincoln’s Cottage, Ford’s Theater and MLK, Jr. Memorial

Today at NHA, our students returned to Washington, D.C. to learn about Abraham Lincoln’s life and his legacy in the Civil Rights Movement. Our students studied Lincoln’s place in history, […]

Categories
Academy News

National History Academy: Gettysburg and Antietam

On July 16th, the National History Academy traveled to Gettysburg, PA to learn of the three-day battle in July of 1863 that is arguably the pivotal battle of the Civil […]

Categories
Academy News

National History Academy: Washington, D.C. – Lincoln Memorial, Newseum, NMAI

Today was a busy day for the National History Academy as the students and teachers braved D.C. traffic in order to visit our nation’s capital. The first stop of the […]

Categories
Academy News

National History Academy: St. John’s Church and Yorktown

July 5, 2018 Today we left on our first overnight trip! We started out by visiting the historic St Johns Church in Richmond, Virginia to watch a re-enactment of the […]