The Heurich House Museum has partnered with Wikimedia DC to celebrate DC Beer Week. On August 22nd from 12-2pm, the museum will host a Wikipedia Edit-A-thon focusing on pages related to DC’s beer history.
Wikipedia is an openly editable resource; this means that individuals can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for many individuals looking to learn about the history of beer in the United States.
During this edit-a-thon event, attendees will learn the basics of how to edit Wikipedia by updating articles related to the history of Beer in Washington, DC. Representatives from Wikimedia DC and the Heurich House Museum will be on site to assist with the editing process as well as provide information and resources about Washington, DC’s beer history.
This event is free and open to the public. Register Here!