David McKenzie

  • What I do, where I work

  • Associate Director for Interpretive Resources, Ford’s Theatre Society


  • Exhibit Developer at The Design Minds, Inc.

  • History Interpreter at The Alamo

  • Intern at Library of Congress

  • Intern at Supreme Court, Office of the Curator

  • Assistant at Special Collections, Gelman Library, George Washington University

  • Volunteer at Peace Corps, El Salvador

  • Interpretive Programs Manager at Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington

  • Digital Projects Manager at Ford's Theatre Society

  • Associate Director for Digital Resources at Ford's Theatre Society


  • More about me

  • Versatile public historian working on both physical and virtual history interpretation.

  • Story of Virginia

    Story of Virginia


    by David McKenzie Published June 13 2010

    "Neat stuff inside," says the banner that greets visitors to the Virginia Historical Society. And indeed, there's lots of stuff in there. Too much. That was my immediate reaction when I walked into the Society's flagship exhibition, "The Story of...

  • Champlain's Dream

    Champlain's Dream


    by David McKenzie Published January 21 2009

    Being someone who took a colonial American history classes in grad school and finds that era fascinating, I made sure to see "Champlain's Dream" at the Canadian Embassy before it closed. I was glad that I did. Based on the book of the same name by...

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