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Quincy Revolution: A Family Divided

What happens when one family is on opposing sides? At Quincy House In 1770 Colonel Josiah Quincy I built the current Quincy House on his 250-acre country estate. Colonel Quincy and his son Josiah were devoted patriots, but his son Samuel was a loyalist who left for England after...

Rally ‘Round the Flag

Discover how people lived during the Civil War At Roseland Cottage or Your Site What was life like during the Civil War? If you were a soldier, how did you spend your day? How did troops communicate? These hands-on programs bring Civil War history to life at Roseland Cottage...

School Visits in New Hampshire

Five Historic New England sites for field trips Although Historic New England doesn’t currently offer formal education programs in New Hampshire, we would be happy to provide a customized visit for your class to any of our properties. Follow the links below to contact the site you are interested...

Sewing

Learn the classic art of sewing Program to Go at Your Site Historic New England offers a sewing program as a series of six to eight sessions. Student projects can include sewing a felt organizer for school supplies, making simple cotton bags and pillows, or working on a group...

Sheep to Shawl

Have a hands-on experience with wool Program to Go at Your Site Using the wool from the flock of sheep at Historic New England’s Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, students learn each step in the process of creating cloth. While they pick, clean, card, and spin wool by hand, they learn how...

Simple Machines at Casey Farm

What can we learn from machines on the farm? At Casey Farm or Your Site This program is the perfect complement to your GEMS-net or KITES-based Simple Machines unit. At Casey Farm or your site, students work with levers, pulleys, screws, and other simple machines as they have been...

Summer Fun Days

Join us for learning and fun all summer long At Casey Farm Casey Farm offers special one-day programs that engage your child in fun farm activities highlighting the history and science of farming and farm life. Each program is run by experienced camp counselors in a small group setting....

The Anti-Slavery Debates

Role-play the debates that led to Civil War At Roseland Cottage or Your Site Could you speak out against slavery if it meant risking your livelihood, your position in the community, or even your life? In 1850, pressured to support the Fugitive Slave Law or lose customers, Woodstock native...

The Case of the Empty House

Use historical evidence to solve a mystery At the Codman Estate Observation, deduction, and reasoning are the building blocks of critical thinking. Students, acting as detectives, learn these skills and use them first to examine four types of evidence (documents, photographs, objects, and the Codman Estate itself) and then...

Through a Child’s Eyes

What was life like for children in the late 1800s? Explore the Bowen’s Victorian household to learn about life in the second half of the 19th century from the perspective of the ten children who lived at Roseland Cottage.   Program Details Available weekdays, May through November, for Grades...