Published Writings


As a public historian, writer, and speaker, Meredith Henne Baker's areas of interest include education, history, religion, the American South.... and any topic where they intersect! As a freelancer, she's penned pieces on parenting, nature, music, archives, and culture. She is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the James River Writers. A secondary school teacher and former museum educator and elementary school administrator, she developed and edited history and literature-based curricula for the Open Sky Character Formation Project program for grades K-12, now used by over 30,000 teachers nationally.


A sampling of her published articles from the following journals, magazines, and blogs is available through the links below.

Library of Virginia Broadside Magazine

The Richmond Theater Fire

Virginia Mercury

Influential Revolutionary-Era Virginians Targeted Statues

Washington Family Magazine

Nature RX: Get Outside!


Alligators in the Lobby

Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity

Hymns Resurrected

Virginia’s Revival Fire

Grow Christians, a Forward Movement Blog

Regular Contributor on Faith Formation 


Hill Rag

Christ Church Spires Renewed

Life on the James Magazine