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Teacher Workshopbegins Maritime Massachusetts: Falmouth Stories and Sources 10 August 2015.Monday, 8:30AM - 3:30PM Please RSVP   This program will take place in Falmouth, Massachusetts Join us for this three-day workshop as we explore the maritime history of Falmouth and Cape Cod. In ...

Join us for this three-day workshop as we explore the maritime history of Falmouth and Cape Cod. In the nineteenth century, Falmouth was home to thriving maritime industries such as whaling and salt making. Between 1820 and 1864, thirteen whale ships sailed from Falmouth, making more than 50 voyages and connecting the town to global networks of trade and travel. By the late nineteenth century, Falmouth’s economy shifted as tourists flocked to the region for a nostalgic glimpse of the seaside town's nautical past, and the village of Woods Hole became host to some of the world’s foremost institutions for oceanographic research. Throughout the program, we will visit historic sites and landscapes, sing a sea shanty or two, and analyze documents and artifacts that connect people to stories of the sea. Along the way we will explore the influence of the sea on local architecture, art, and literature.

This program is open to educators and history enthusiasts. Educators can earn 22.5 PDPs.

Dates: August 10-12, 2015

Times: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Fee: $35 per person

To Register / For more information: complete this registration form, or contact the education department at education@masshist.org or 617-646-0557.

Program Highlights

  • Tour the exhibitions, historic homes, and gardens maintained by the Falmouth Museums on the Green, and participants in a hands-on activity that will engage your detective skills.
  • Discuss New England's maritime history, and its connections to global networks, with Dr. William Fowler (Northeastern University).
  • Learn more about Falmouth's whaling history with Dr. Curtis Martin (Emeritus, Merrimack College).
  • Engage in a bit of marine science as you explore the institutions of Woods Hole (tentative).
  • Take in the view of Falmouth Harbor from the top of Nobska Light.
  • Take a cruise in Falmouth Harbor on the Schooner Liberte.

This program is funded in part by the Richard E. Saltonstall Charitable Foundation.

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Teacher Workshopends Maritime Massachusetts: Falmouth Stories and Sources 12 August 2015.Wednesday, 8:30AM - 3:30PM Please RSVP   This program will take place in Falmouth, Massachusetts Join us for this three-day workshop as we explore the maritime history of Falmouth and Cape Cod. In ...

Join us for this three-day workshop as we explore the maritime history of Falmouth and Cape Cod. In the nineteenth century, Falmouth was home to thriving maritime industries such as whaling and salt making. Between 1820 and 1864, thirteen whale ships sailed from Falmouth, making more than 50 voyages and connecting the town to global networks of trade and travel. By the late nineteenth century, Falmouth’s economy shifted as tourists flocked to the region for a nostalgic glimpse of the seaside town's nautical past, and the village of Woods Hole became host to some of the world’s foremost institutions for oceanographic research. Throughout the program, we will visit historic sites and landscapes, sing a sea shanty or two, and analyze documents and artifacts that connect people to stories of the sea. Along the way we will explore the influence of the sea on local architecture, art, and literature.

This program is open to educators and history enthusiasts. Educators can earn 22.5 PDPs.

Dates: August 10-12, 2015

Times: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Fee: $35 per person

To Register / For more information: complete this registration form, or contact the education department at education@masshist.org or 617-646-0557.

Program Highlights

  • Tour the exhibitions, historic homes, and gardens maintained by the Falmouth Museums on the Green, and participants in a hands-on activity that will engage your detective skills.
  • Discuss New England's maritime history, and its connections to global networks, with Dr. William Fowler (Northeastern University).
  • Learn more about Falmouth's whaling history with Dr. Curtis Martin (Emeritus, Merrimack College).
  • Engage in a bit of marine science as you explore the institutions of Woods Hole (tentative).
  • Take in the view of Falmouth Harbor from the top of Nobska Light.
  • Take a cruise in Falmouth Harbor on the Schooner Liberte.

This program is funded in part by the Richard E. Saltonstall Charitable Foundation.

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Teacher Workshop Framing America’s Constitution 14 August 2015.Friday, 8:00AM - 3:00PM Please RSVP   Co-Sponsored by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University Gordon Lloyd, Ashbrook Center Senior Fellow and Emeritus Professor at Pepperdine University Join us for this free one-day program for teachers, co-sponsored by TeachingAmericanHistory.org and ...

Join us for this free one-day program for teachers, co-sponsored by TeachingAmericanHistory.org and the Massachusetts Historical Society, with assistance from the Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation.

Thanks to more than fifty years of research and teaching, Dr. Gordon Lloyd has distilled his knowledge into an interactive, dynamic online exhibition on the Constitutional Convention, designed for teachers to use in their classroom. Dr. Lloyd will lead participants through the documents and ideas at the core of the Constitutional Convention, exploring the event as a ‘Four Act Drama,' and inviting teachers to study the Founding through primary documents. Teachers will deepen their understanding of the Founding while becoming familiar with clusters of documents ready to use in their classrooms.

Participating teachers will receive lunch, refreshments, along with reading materials. Each participant will also receive copies of both "50 Core American Documents" and Dr. Lloyd’s recent publication "James Madison’s Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787."

To Register: visit www.TeachingAmericanHistory.org to complete the online registration form.

For more information: contact the MHS education department at education@masshist.org or (617) 646-0557.

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Teacher Workshop Maritime Massachusetts: Falmouth Stories and Sources 10 August 2015 to 12 August 2015 Please RSVP   registration required This program will take place in Falmouth, Massachusetts

Join us for this three-day workshop as we explore the maritime history of Falmouth and Cape Cod. In the nineteenth century, Falmouth was home to thriving maritime industries such as whaling and salt making. Between 1820 and 1864, thirteen whale ships sailed from Falmouth, making more than 50 voyages and connecting the town to global networks of trade and travel. By the late nineteenth century, Falmouth’s economy shifted as tourists flocked to the region for a nostalgic glimpse of the seaside town's nautical past, and the village of Woods Hole became host to some of the world’s foremost institutions for oceanographic research. Throughout the program, we will visit historic sites and landscapes, sing a sea shanty or two, and analyze documents and artifacts that connect people to stories of the sea. Along the way we will explore the influence of the sea on local architecture, art, and literature.

This program is open to educators and history enthusiasts. Educators can earn 22.5 PDPs.

Dates: August 10-12, 2015

Times: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Fee: $35 per person

To Register / For more information: complete this registration form, or contact the education department at education@masshist.org or 617-646-0557.

Program Highlights

  • Tour the exhibitions, historic homes, and gardens maintained by the Falmouth Museums on the Green, and participants in a hands-on activity that will engage your detective skills.
  • Discuss New England's maritime history, and its connections to global networks, with Dr. William Fowler (Northeastern University).
  • Learn more about Falmouth's whaling history with Dr. Curtis Martin (Emeritus, Merrimack College).
  • Engage in a bit of marine science as you explore the institutions of Woods Hole (tentative).
  • Take in the view of Falmouth Harbor from the top of Nobska Light.
  • Take a cruise in Falmouth Harbor on the Schooner Liberte.

This program is funded in part by the Richard E. Saltonstall Charitable Foundation.

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Teacher Workshop Framing America’s Constitution 14 August 2015.Friday, 8:00AM - 3:00PM Please RSVP   registration required at no cost Co-Sponsored by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University Gordon Lloyd, Ashbrook Center Senior Fellow and Emeritus Professor at Pepperdine University

Join us for this free one-day program for teachers, co-sponsored by TeachingAmericanHistory.org and the Massachusetts Historical Society, with assistance from the Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation.

Thanks to more than fifty years of research and teaching, Dr. Gordon Lloyd has distilled his knowledge into an interactive, dynamic online exhibition on the Constitutional Convention, designed for teachers to use in their classroom. Dr. Lloyd will lead participants through the documents and ideas at the core of the Constitutional Convention, exploring the event as a ‘Four Act Drama,' and inviting teachers to study the Founding through primary documents. Teachers will deepen their understanding of the Founding while becoming familiar with clusters of documents ready to use in their classrooms.

Participating teachers will receive lunch, refreshments, along with reading materials. Each participant will also receive copies of both "50 Core American Documents" and Dr. Lloyd’s recent publication "James Madison’s Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787."

To Register: visit www.TeachingAmericanHistory.org to complete the online registration form.

For more information: contact the MHS education department at education@masshist.org or (617) 646-0557.

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