The Post is tweeting the events leading to the secession of South Carolina 150 years ago, in the words of the people who lived it - from journals, letters, records and newspapers.
Follow it here.
I guess that sort of thing is too gimmicky for history purists, but I like it. I also like the growing trend of turning personal contemporary accounts into blogs, such as the Orwell Diaries.
The memoirs of General Ulysses S. Grant, which were written around an extensive collection of his letters and field orders, would be another great candidate for bloggerization.