New Canaan Historical Society Teacherhostel™

Date: May 5, 2007

Location: New Canaan Historical Society
Cost: $30
Cut-Off Date: April 27
Contact Hours: 4.5
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Participants gain an overview of the resources of the New Canaan Historical Society and provide input on how a local historical society can better meet their needs.

9:00-9:15 Introductions; overview of the resources of the Society

9:15-11:15 “American Life Program”: Participants tour four sites on the property: the Hearth and Craft Rooms in the Hanford-Silliman House; Rock School; and the Tool Museum. Docents will conduct the program as it is presented to students.

11:15-11:30 Library Workshop on the research facilities available at the Historical Society

11:30-12:15 Lunch: Open discussion on teacher needs and how the Society can best meet them.

12:15-1:00 Tour additional sites on the property, including the other rooms of the Hanford-Silliman House and the Cody Drug Store

1:00-2:00 Industrial Revolution Program Presentation

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