• Yuletide house tours sold out for November 28 and December 6 & 7. Limited tickets for Costumes of Downton Abbey still available.
Off-Site Middle & High School Programs
Working in Early America
Using several objects and tools from our demonstration collection, students learn how skilled craftspeople—a potter, a tinsmith, and a tailor—met basic human needs in early America.
Program length: 45 minutes
Reinforces Delaware standards: Science 2; Economics 3; History 2; Visual Arts 4
Reinforces ELA Common Core Standards: RH6-8.1, RH6-8.4
There's History in Things
Objects can be primary sources! Students hone their analytical skills using a house inventory and artifacts from our demonstration collection to reveal evidence about people’s lives in early America.
Program length: 45 Minutes
Reinforces Delaware Standards: History 2; Visual Arts 4, 5
Reinforces ELA Common Core Standards: RH11-12.1