American Association for State and Local History

Established: 1940. Affiliate since April 1990. Membership: 5,000+. Annual dues: $30 student; $42 retired; $72-250 individual; $118+ institution.

Statement of Purpose: AASLH provides leadership and support for its members who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all people.

Annual Meeting: September

Publications: History News magazine (quarterly); Technical Leaflets (quarterly); book imprint with Rowman & Littlefield; blog network


American Assoc. for State and Local History
2021 21st Ave S., Suite 320
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: 615.320.3203

Primary Contact: John Dichtl,


President and CEO
John R. Dichtl
American Assoc. for State and Local History

Katherine Kane
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Vice Chair
John E. Fleming
National Museum of African American Music

Immediate Past Chair
Julie Rose
West Baton Rouge Museum

Linnea Grim
Thomas Jefferson Foundation

Norman Burns
Conner Prairie