At Hicks Historical Consulting, LLC we leverage our knowledge, experience and relationships to meet your research needs and interests. Whether you are seeking a copy of a courthouse document, archived manuscript or photograph, history on your family/family’s land or looking for a lively and informative tour – we are here to serve as your personal (while still professional) guides and assistants.
In 2010, Kristin Hicks began a summer internship with the Louisa County Historical Society (in Louisa, Virginia). The internship fostered the further development of particular skillsets, as well as awakened an interest in local history. The often forgotten and untold stories of the primary records of Louisa County are brought to life with careful attention, as the summer internship morphed into a contract with the Louisa County Historical Society that continues today. In 2012, Hicks started Hicks Historical Consulting, LLC to meet the growing demand for research-related services.
Several projects, presentations and publications in which Hicks has been involved include:
“Considering Clara Garland’s Contribution to the History of Garlandtown”, Louisa County Historical Magazine, Fall 2010, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 62-76
Piedmont Virginia Digital History – an online network of Central Virginia historical society collections with exhibits and resources: http://www.piedmontvahistory.org/
“Freedmen’s Bureau Field Office Records for Louisa Court House, Virginia”, Louisa County Historical Magazine, Fall 2012, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 15-32
“Historians’ Role in Heritage Tourism: Representations of Marginalized Historical Communities”, co-presentation with Dr. Billy Lee Wayson & Andi Cumbo-Floyd, Journey Through Hallowed Ground 8th Annual Conference at the University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville, Virginia on May 21, 2014
“If It Take a Hundred Years: The Journey of African Americans and Women Towards Equal Rights, 1865-1970”, a community-centered exhibition organized by the Louisa County Historical Society
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