Homeschool Programs

Homeschool Programs at the Maryland Historical Society are interactive experiences for ages 5 - 18. We will learn about Maryland's history using primary sources, hands-on activities, and crafts. Participants are grouped by age and activities are adjusted for the different age ranges.

Families are welcome to accompany registered students, with full access to our research library and museum, at no additional cost.

Program Details: 

Length: 3 Hours (A 30 minute lunch/ snack break is built into each program) 

Cost: Programs are $10 per student

Accessibility: We are handicap accessible and free parking is available

 

Stay tuned in the next few months for

registration information!!

 

Celebrate Maryland Diversity

September 13, 2017 10:00 – 1:00 

Maryland is home to a wide variety of different ethnic groups.  Did you know that Baltimore once had a large and thriving German community?  Or that Maryland was home to many important abolitionists and Civil Rights leaders?   Come learn about these groups and more as we explore the rich diversity of Maryland’s history and the important contributions these groups have made to Maryland and the nation.

 

Shhh, It's A Secret!

November 1, 2017 10:00 – 1:00 

Got a secret? Wanna keep it?  Join us as we learn about espionage throughout Maryland’s history.  We’ll talk about George Washington’s Culper Spy Ring during the Revolution, Harriett Tubman’s espionage activities during the Civil War, and more.  We’ll also try out different codes and methods of sending secret messages, and follow clues to claim a prize.

 

Maryland At War

January 17, 2018 10:00 – 1:00 

War has been an unfortunate constant throughout human history, and Maryland’s history is no different.  We will be looking at Maryland’s role in many of America’s wars and the contributions and sacrifices made.    Come learn more about the significant contributions of Maryland Patriots in the Revolutionary War, how the first blood of the Civil War was spilled on Baltimore streets, and the curious case of a German submarine in Baltimore’s harbor during World War I.

 

Maryland Women

March 14, 2018 10:00 – 1:00 

Join us during Women’s History Month as we pay tribute to some of Maryland’s most notable ladies.  From a well-known “conductor” of escaped slaves, to the founder of the American Red Cross, to a lesser known flag maker and a newspaper publisher, we’ll examine the important contributions of Maryland women throughout history.  

 

The Great Baltimore Fire

May 16, 2018 10:00 – 1:00 

The Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 was a momentous event that reshaped the urban landscape of the city.  We will track the course of the fire over the 31 hours it raged, examine first-hand accounts and photographs of the aftermath, and see how city planning and firefighting methods changed as a result of this catastrophe.  


Stay tuned in the next few months for

registration information!!

Please Call 410-685-3750 ext. 343 or E-Mail EducationPrograms@mdhs.org

 

 

 

 

 

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