Projects

Since the beginning of the web, we have created a variety of projects for a wide range of clients. Below are some of the highlights.

Impressions from a Lost World home page

Impressions from a Lost World

2017

The subject of this website is the little-known story of the discovery of dinosaur tracks in 19th century New England. These mysterious footprints intrigued scientists and laypeople alike and shifted our society's understanding of the earth's deep history.
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Massachusetts Food System Collaborative home page

Massachusetts Food System Collaborative

2016

The Massachusetts Food System Collaborative works to achieve a sustainable, equitable food system for the Commonwealth. This website showcases the extensive plan the Collaborative has developed and serves as outreach to its community and the public.
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Mystic Seaport for Educators home page

Mystic Seaport for Educators

2013

This website is an ongoing collaboration between Mystic Seaport and a growing community of educators. Working together, their aim is to bring the treasures and resources of Mystic Seaport Museum's vast collection out of the archives and into classrooms and homes across the country.
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Arts and Crafts home page

The Arts & Crafts Moment in Deerfield

2012

This website explores the Arts and Crafts movement in the village of Deerfield, Massachusetts at the turn of the last century. It features a collection of beautiful hand-made objects created by fascinating people who were inspired by both the Progressive ideals of their time as well as their Colonial past.
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Girl on a Whaleship home page

Laura Jernegan: Girl on a Whaleship

2011

In 1868, Laura Jernegan, a 6 year old girl from Edgartown, Massachusetts set out on a three year, world-wide whaling voyage. This website tells Laura's story by means of the journal she kept on her voyage. Laura's journal is supported by a wealth of supporting information about the history of whaling.
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Physics home page

Physics for the 21st Century

2010

A website for high-school and college professors to introduce them to the latest developments in physics.
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Shays' Rebellion home page

Shays’ Rebellion and the Making of a Nation

2008

Only three years after the American Revolution ended, thousands of Massachusetts citizens took up arms against their new state government. This site tells the story of Shays’ Rebellion, and explores crucial period in our nation’s founding when the survival of the republican experiment hung in the balance.
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Habitable Planet home page

The Habitable Planet

2008

An award-winning multimedia course for high school science teachers and adult learners that looks at the systems that make Earth a planet that sustains life. The website with accompanying videos was designed to help educators deepen and extend their understanding of environmental science.
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In Their Words home page

In Their Words: Stories of Minnesota's Greatest Generation

2007

A website that presents first-person narratives about Minnesotans’ lives during the Depression, World War II and the post-war boom. These stories are contextualized with artifacts and documents, as well as an interactive timeline; lesson plans based on the stories are also available.
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1704 home page

Raid on Deerfield: The Many Stories of 1704

2004

An award-winning site that explores a historical event from the diverse perspectives of the five cultural groups involved; offering a model for examining controversial events using a multicultural approach. Interactive illustrations and maps engage the visitor; artifacts, primary source documents, a timeline and essays provide depth and context.
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American Centuries home page

American Centuries

1999 - ongoing

This site offers over 2,500 primary sources from a historical museum's collection to an online audience. Each artifact and document is interpreted and can be viewed in detail; each manuscript is transcribed. For students and educators, the site includes extensive curricula as well as many interactive activities which provide "hands-on" experience in using primary source materials.
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DoHistory home page

DoHistory

1999

An award-winning Web site based on the 1990 Pulitzer Prize winning book, “A Midwife’s Tale” by historian and Harvard professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich. The site reproduces (both in facsimile and fully transcribed) the 1400 page diary of an 18th century midwife, allowing visitors to explore it at will. Activities and presentations teach visitors how to “read” the artifacts of the past to create one’s own interpretation of historical events.
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