“What place is this? Where are we now?” (Marking the 157th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, with help from Ken Burns and Carl Sandburg.)
🏛 Homeschool Museums & Historical Monuments (Recent Posts)
On this green bank, by this soft stream,
We set to-day a votive stone;
That memory may their deed redeem,
When, like our sires, our sons are gone.
A collection of great homeschool teaching ideas, resources, and little lessons on museums and historical monuments from the River Houses Homeschool Network. Add your name to our free River Houses mailing list and get posts like these delivered right to your mailbox every week! 😊
For National Fossil Day, why not explore a big collection of rare and beautiful books on paleontology made available by the Smithsonian Institution and the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Be sure to add a visit to the National Archives and the Declaration of Independence (in person or online) to your homeschool Fourth of July calendar!
Explore American history and geography in your homeschool with this ongoing series of quarters from the U.S. Mint. (With free lesson plans!) New this month: a quarter for the Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Happy birthday to the American Red Cross, one of the largest public service organizations in the United States, founded by Clara Barton on this day in 1881.
Teach your students to recognize one of the most famous artistic symbols of the American Revolution: Daniel Chester French’s Concord Minute Man.
On this day in 1912, the Japanese government presented a gift of 3000 cherry trees to the United States to line the banks of the Potomac River and other sites in Washington, D.C., where they and their successors may still be seen today.
Download a whole year’s worth of free educational coloring pages and booklets from major libraries and museums all around the world.
Explore American history and geography with this ongoing series of quarters from the U.S. Mint — with free lesson plans! New this month: a quarter for the National Park of American Samoa — with bats!
“What place is this? Where are we now?” (Marking the 156th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, with help from Carl Sandburg.)