McKnight Consulting looks at the past to inform the present through an array of Public History Projects designed to educate and inspire people of all ages.  To that end, we:

  • Preserve historic properties using the most cutting edge building science methods.
  • Research history, genealogy, property ownership, community activities and more.
  • Advise individuals on preservation of family photos and heirlooms.
  • Develop and implement interactive public programs, festivals, events.
  • Research & develop interpretive plans, guided tour scripts and narratives.

Cultivate a thriving, engaged community through Public History Initiatives for:

  • individuals
  • villages & towns
  • museums & historic sites
  • historical societies
  • tourism & economic development committees
  • chambers of commerce
  • business alliances & associations
  • civic organizations

The services we offer include:

  • Developing & Coordinating Public Programs, Festivals & Special Events
  • Researching & Developing Public Tour Programs
  • Genealogy Research & Assistance with Family Reunions
  • Site-specific History Research
  • Facilitating Community Conversations
  • Promoting the unique characteristics of your town to attract tourism
  • Research, Develop and Implement History Exhibits

We are here to help.  Contact us to discuss your project. Initial consultation is no charge. Reasonable rates to fit your budget.