Gilder Lehrman Flagship School Students Win Big at the New York State Finals of the National History Day Competition

Two students from the Academy of American Studies in Queens, New York, a Gilder Lehrman Flagship School, were awarded prizes in the New York State Finals of the National History Day Competition in Cooperstown, New York, on April 29, 2019.

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Introducing Mary Anne Christy, the 2018 Washington Teacher of the Year

Mary Anne Christy Washington History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Megan Osborn, the 2018 Utah Teacher of the Year

Megan Osborn Utah History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Cherry Whipple, the 2018 Texas History Teacher of the Year

Cherry Whipple Texas History Teacher of the Year
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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Japanese American Committee for Democracy

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, recognizing the achievements and contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders to the history and culture of the United States. Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Spark Matsunaga of Hawaii, along with Representatives Frank Horton of New York and Norman Y. Mineta of California, introduced similar bills in 1977 to declare the first ten days of May Asian-Pacific Heritage week.
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Introducing Connie Lopez-Fink, the 2018 Tennessee History Teacher of the Year

Connie Lopez-Fink Tennessee History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Jeremy Risty, the 2018 South Dakota History Teacher of the Year

Jeremy Risty South Dakota History Teacher of the Year
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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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