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Congressional History, American Revolution, Founding Fathers, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Marquis de Lafayette, Post-Revolutionary America
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About Me

Elizabeth Reese is a freelance historian. With historical interpretive experience at federal sites, she uses public history to encourage people of all ages to connect with the history around them. She has developed interpretive programs on civil rights, women’s history, and Founding America.

Elizabeth’s background is has been focused on the American Revolution and Founding Era. Elizabeth was the 2015 Scott Hartwig Public History Fellow at the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg.

She is currently working on her first book about the Marquis de Lafayette’s time in the National Capital Region during his 1824 trip. It will be published in 2024 by Arcadia Publishing.

Recent Publications

Numerous published articles in Congressional publications, articles including:
“Make Gentle the Life of This World: RFK 50 Years Later”
“Irish Americans in Congress”
“A Spy in the Old House Chamber”
The above articles are available in PDF upon request.

Hamilton Grange National Memorial lecture: “All of Hamilton’s Women: The Women in Hamilton’s Life”

Other published work can be found here:

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
4, 5
Expertise by Topic
American Revolution, American Founding Era, American Presidents, Government, Local & Regional