Tag: black death

Hooray for the Bubonic Plague! (Not really. But sort of.)

In November, middle-school students Kathryn and Jenna interviewed me for a cv_082259076Xdocumentary on the bubonic plague outbreak of the 1340s. It’s their entry for the National History Day competition, which you can read about here.  They were knowledgeable and skillful interviewers. They gave me chocolate. And now…


They have won FIRST PLACE in the local National History Day competition! Let’s have a round of applause!


Plague-victims-from-the-14th-CenturyNext, they take their documentary to the state level. And then…well, I’ll keep you posted!