Student groups age six through high school can, with advance notice, enjoy customized tours at Fredericksburg's historic sites. Hands-on and interactive programs are available at: Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop which presents a vivid interpretation of 18th and 19th century medicines and surgical procedures, including live leeches. Rising Sun Tavern presents a lively interpretation from the tavern wench, an indentured servant. Kenmore programs: Kenmore: Past and Present or Plantation Life. Ferry Farm programs: George Washington: The Father of Our Country, American Indians or Passage to the Past. For more info on Kenmore's and Ferry Farm's programs go to www.kenmore.org.
For an in-depth look at our Colonial History choose from one of the following study trips: George Washington Boy to Legend or Fredericksburg's Founding Fathers. Complimentary lesson plans are offered for each of the sites visited. Post-visit materials are also offered to reinforce learning. Trained guides will accompany students on their visit. Using maps and inquiry techniques, the guides will engage the students in meaningful dialog.
Last Updated: 3/15/2012 4:37 PM