Massachusetts boasts a rich network of museums, archives, historical societies, documentary filmmakers, and historic preservation agencies, as well as one of the top public research universities in the nation. Since 1986, the Public History Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has provided a vital link between the University and the Commonwealth's wide variety of institutions that preserve and communicate history to the public

Visit the UMass Public History webpage for more information

UMass Public History Certificate Program

The Writer's Walk Tour was created with the assistance and support of the Amherst Historical Commission.