Learn about Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and Washington during the Civil War as you spend a day at each of these fascinating sites!
- Walk in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre
- Experience the home of a southern sympathizer atTudor Place Historic House and Garden
- Immerse yourself in Lincoln’s ideas at President Lincoln’s Cottage
- Walk the halls of Cedar Hill, home of the famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Session 1 (Local Commuters, Grades 3 - 12): Evening of Sunday, June 17 to Friday, June 22, 2018
Session 2 (National Boarders, Grades 3 - 12): Evening of Sunday, July 8 to Friday, July 13, 2018
Examine how the Civil War and Reconstruction have been remembered across time through the study of monuments and memorials in our nation's capital.
- Learn how Washington’s transformation during the Civil War lay the groundwork for Reconstruction in our nation’s capital
- Explore the Lincoln assassination, the trial of the conspirators and their lasting implications for our military and civil justice systems
- Examine how the Civil War has been remembered across time through the study of monuments and memorials
One Session Only (Local & National, Grades 3-12): Evening of Sunday, July 22 to Friday, July 27, 2018
Apply Online: www.fords.org/for-teachers by April 2, 2018
Cost: FREE for Local Commuters or $500 for National Boarders (Scholarships Available)
All participants are eligible to obtain 3 graduate credit hours through Trinity University for $375
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