Heritage Frederick  – The Historical Society of Frederick County
Bridging the Past to the Future

In-Class Programs

Please reserve your program at least 2 weeks in-advance.

School Programs Fees

 

1 Program: Basic Field Trip-  $3.00 per student

2 Programs (in one day): Combo Field Trip-  $4.50 per student

Chaperones-  Free (5 to 7 student ratio)

Additional Chaperones– $3.00 each

Title 1 School-  Free

A Story of Frederick County: Local Voices

Length: 40 or 60 minutes | Grade: 3rd-5th
Discover the rich history of Frederick County through a series of activities and hands-on object opportunities. The program will cover history from Native Americans through the Civil War. As history reporters, students will study historic objects and primary resources to discover more about the life of a past Frederick County resident. Students will also explore transportation and geography as they help Allen a runaway slave to freedom using a historic map of the county.

Life as a Maryland Slave

Length: 40/ 60/ 90 minutes | Grade: 4th-5th

According to the diarist Jacob Engelbrecht, there were 532 slaves living in the city of Frederick in 1830. This does not include the many more slaves residing elsewhere in Frederick County. How did these slaves live? What kind of work did they do? How did they eventually attain freedom? In this program, students learn about the lives and experiences of Frederick County slaves.

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School Program Reservations

  • Complete the online form or contact Jennifer at 301-663-1188 ext.104 / jwinter@frederickhistory.org
  • A confirmation and invoice will be sent to you upon receipt of your program request.
  • Please note walking tours are limited to 60 students per tour time. If your group has more than 60 students, you will need to schedule either staggering tour times or multiple days for all of your students.
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