On the Road

Official cover Star-Spangled_CVTim is currently planning promotion for his book Star-Spangled. If you would like more information about having him speak about the book, please use this link.   Contact information.

Check here for recent interviews about the book.

The Fall for the Book Festival, online September 19

Due to the pandemic, Tim’s travel schedule is on hold. At the request of various libraries, museums, and other organizations, Tim has produced the following videos about the book:

The Enduring Power of the Star-Spangled Banner: Tim has a conversation with former colleagues from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

15 Things You Didn’t Know About the Star-Spangled Banner

A Little About Star-Spangled – a backyard chat 

Tim reading an excerpt from the book

A visit to Carl Sandburg Middle School, Alexandria, Virginia.

Look who Tim got to spend time with recently! Dan Snow, Britain’s History Guy and Cheryl Brown Henderson, daughter of the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education. He served as program chair for the American Association for State and Local History annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri.



past presentations at:

National Archives, Washington, D.C.
Canada’s History Forum, Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, MO
Castine Historical Society, Castine, ME
Gunston Hall, George Mason’s Home, VA
keynote—Master Docent series workshop, Frederick, MD
Kojo Nnamdi Show, Washington, D.C.
Virginia Association of Museums annual conference, Richmond, VA
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO
keynote—Historical Administration Program Annual Symposium, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaitherburg, MD
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum,Washington, D.C.
Southwest Harbor Public Library, Southwest Harbor, ME
American Association for State and Local History conference, Louisville, KY and Detroit, MI, Austin, TX
World premiere of Cruisin’ Around the World, a puppet show for early childhood ages based on Tim’s book. At the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI
Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Noblesville, IN
IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN
Michigan Historical Center, Lansing, MI
The Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, ME
The St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA
Lancaster Historical Society, Lancaster, PA
Gaithersburg Community Museum, Gaithersburg, MD
Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Politics and Prose bookstore, Washington, D.C.

Tim has appeared at the Fall for the Book Festival, Virginia Festival of the Book, Gaithersburg (MD) Book Festival, and the Kentucky Book Fair.

More about other adventures…