To mark the 20th anniversary of the world’s first website CERN (The European Organisation for Nuclear Research) launched a project to restore that first site. More specifically this means, in the first instance, restoring the original URL and the files that were there at its earliest iteration.
In the minds of most people the Internet isn’t associated with history. The Internet is the place most people look for the latest information on what is happening around the world right now. Information on-line would seem to revolve around current events and a twenty-four hour news cycle. However the on-line environment provides a great way for amateur and professional historians to connect with each other and share information.