“You are Welcome to Eat at her Table: Elizabeth Willing Powel’s World of Philadelphia,” | Chapter
Chapter in the edited volume: “Women in the World of Washington,” edited by Charlene Boyer Lewis and George Boudreau, to be published January 2022 by the University of Virginia Press.
This chapter analyzes the relationship between George Washington and Elizabeth Powel, through the broader lens of Elizabeth Powel’s important presence in the political world of eighteenth century Philadelphia.
“Warriors, Saints and Scoundrels: Brief Portraits of Real People who Shaped Wisconsin” | Book
Book published by The Wisconsin Historical Society Press, April 2017.
Co-authored this book with Michael Edmonds, using the Wisconsin Historical Society’s collections to research and compose portraits of eighty notable individuals from Wisconsin: mayors, ministers, mystics, murderers, and everything in between. Each story is followed by recommended sources for readers’ continued exploration.
Elizabeth Willing Powel, Digital Encyclopedia Article
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Short biography of Elizabeth Willing Powel, using primary sources from the Mount Vernon collections.
Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks
Series of three blog posts discussing my research findings on the children of Samuel and Elizabeth Powel.
Fall 2020 Magazine, George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Feature article in the Fall 2020 magazine issued by George Washington’s Mount Vernon. This article looks at the evolution of the yellow fever during the summer of 1793 and how it affected the city of Philadelphia, and George Washington and the rest of the United States Government.
“The Influencer” | article
Winter 2020 Magazine, George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Feature article in the Winter 2020 magazine issued by George Washington’s Mount Vernon. This article will highlight the importance of a single letter in George Washington’s decision to serve another term as president, written by a politically charged woman named Elizabeth Powel.