Dedicated to the understanding and teaching of America's factual and philosophical heritage
In support of Freedom, Unity, Progress, and Responsibility
“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free…, it expects what never was and never will be.” – Thomas Jefferson, American Founder and President
“Civilization is not inherited; it has to be learned and earned by each generation anew.” – Will and Ariel Durant, Historians
“The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” – James Madison, American Founder
American Heritage Month
In 1993, AHEF partnered with Houston ISD to initiate and celebrate the first American Heritage Month (AHM), which is now celebrated in HISD every November. American Heritage Month supports the teaching and understanding of...
Seminars & Teacher Workshops
AHEF sponsors professional development teacher workshops and seminars on various topics of America's heritage for teachers, students, and the public. These sessions are offered in the greater Houston area...
Did you know that the Pilgrims were among the first Americans to demonstrate the value of property (one's labor, skills, possessions, etc.)? In Plymouth Colony, food and supplies were initially shared and allocated among colonists in a communal...