History to You!

Time-Traveling Teaching coming right to your Classroom!

  • Invite 2-3 Historic Interpreters to your school!
  • Expect a cross-discipline approach with interactives and engaging programs
  • Available School-Year long: late September to mid-June
  • Length is 75-90 minutes per class (up to 36 students)
  • Needs a designated space (does not move from class to class)
  • Cost $300 / 1 presentation, $500 to repeat presentation, $675 for 3rd

Choose one of these topics, timelines, and note suggested grades

Grades 3-6

Geology of Michigan: Maps, Minerals, and a SIMPLE Introduction

Great Lakes Fur Trade (1755-1805): Geography, Bartering, Language and Culture

Gateway to Michigan (1805-1840): Migration, Resources and Challenges of the Michigan Frontier, Trading post/store

Mills and Machines (1840-1880): Simple Machines in use, Terms, Mills of Oakland County

Women in Michigan History: fur trade, factory, medicine and right-to-vote

NEW Black History — Michigan Connection: great for January to March

NEW Colonial Trades and Topics (1730-1770): Get hands-on with 5-6 trades including Tinsmith, Chandler and Printer

Industrial Revolution Overview (1790-1870): Early Mills and Inventions, and the people and places connecting them

Grades 7-8

Industrial Revolution Overview (1790-1870): Early Mills and Inventions, and the people and places connecting them

Civil War; Oakland County (1861-1865): Chronology, 22nd MI Inf., 1st MI Art. , 5th MI Cav., Women and the War

Civil War — Michigan Notables: Leaders, Nurses, POW’s, Returning Vets

Geology of Michigan: Maps, Minerals, and a SIMPLE Introduction

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If you have further questions about the programs offered or you are ready to book a visit, please call 248.524.3598 or email ypd@thvmail.org.

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