Washington’s Birthday Teacherhostel™

Date: February 17, 2007

Location: Washington’s Headquarters
Cost: $45
Cut-Off Date: February 13
Contact Hours: 10
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Participate in a workshop on teaching the American Revolution, celebrate the birthday of our Founding Father, learn about the music, crafts, and military operations of his time. See where Washington nipped a conspiracy against him. Meet with the curators and the re-enactors both foot soldiers and on horse and come away with a better understanding of the American Revolution and activities that you can bring back to the classroom.

February 17 9:00-4:30

9:00 – Welcome and Overview (West Gallery)
9:15 – Teaching the American Revolution Workshop (West Gallery): Tim Potts
12:00 – Lunch
Washington’s Headquarters will be closed to the public during the morning session
1:00 – Celebrating George Washington’s Birthday
1:30 – Third New York Drill and Sheldon Mounted Dragoons Demonstration – (Outdoors): Paul Ackerman, United States Military Museum, West Point
2:30 – “The Strategic Genius of George Washington” Ray Raymond, SUNY
3:30 – 18th Century Music Performance and Talk (West Gallery)

February 18 1:00-4:30

1:00 – Celebrating George Washington’s Birthday
1:30 – Hasbrouck House Tour (Indoors)
2:30 – Lamb’s Artillery Unit Demonstration (Outdoors)
3:30 – 18th Century Craft Demonstrations (Museum Basement)

For further information contact IHARE at 914-939-9071 or email us at: contact@ihare.org