Trunk Shows

[section=Monmouth County Historical Association]

70 Court Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: 732.462.1466
Fax: 732.462.8346
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.monmouthhistory.org

Battle of Monmouth Costumed interpreters bring clothing, canteens, maps, prints and other artifacts to give students a sense of a soldier’s life and those of the camp followers in June 1778. Program Cost $125 Program Length: 90 Minutes From Fiber to Fabric Experience tools of textile production in action. Costumed interpreters show students how to card, spin and weave wool. Program Cost: $125 Program Length: 60 minutes Reading an Artifact Using inquiry-based learning techniques, students examine various artifacts to find clues in everyday objects from the past. Program Cost: $125 Program Length: 60 minutes Reservations: Glenn May, Education Department, 732-462-1466 x23 Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance Max group size 30 students, 1 chaperone per 10 students Click here for additional reservation and cost information

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[section=Camden County Historical Society Programs]

1900 Park Blvd., Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: 856.964.3333
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cchsnj.com
Website: www.state.nj.us/education

Colonial Life in Camden County This one-hour presentation brings period costumes, artifacts, a video and hands-on activities into your classroom. $75.00 per class Slavery and the Underground Railroad in Camden County This one-hour presentation highlights the County’s own slave trade as well as its role in helping slaves escape to freedom. Students will trace the route taken by slaves into our area and learn about the conductors who helped them. $75.00 per class Programs are available for school groups beginning with the second grade. Programs are also available for special education students as well as those involved in home schooling. Group tours are available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Urban Growth, Decline & Revitalization: A Study of the City of Camden This one-hour presentation covers how Camden developed and grew through the Industrial Revolution and declined with suburban growth. $75.00 per class Hands-on Traveling Trunk Delivered to your school filled with everyday artifacts of yesteryear to be touched and handled. The trunk can be used as a “Show & Tell” self-contained unit or as a jumping-off point for more extensive study. $50.00 per week, $25.00 per week if used in conjunction with one of our Suitcase Programs. Click here for registration form

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[section=East Jersey Olde Towne Village/Cornelius Low House]

Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission
703 Jersey Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: 732.745.4489
Fax: 732.745.4524
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.co.middlesex.nj.us

Omnibus ~ The Traveling Museum Outreach Projects for Schools & Community Groups Omnibus is a unique lending collection of portable exhibits, media programs, extension workshops and public talks. Omnibus is an outreach project of the Middlesex County Cultural Heritage Commission and its two historic sites: East Jersey Olde Towne Village and Cornelius Low House/Middlesex County Museum. Funded by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey Historical Commission, these programs are unique to the Commission. Award winning and designed to address Core Curriculum Standards for History, the Omnibus projects have been seen by tens of thousands of young people. Click here to learn more about program descriptions and scheduling

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