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Workshop for teachers & local history enthusiasts sponsored by the Massachusetts Historical Society and Penobscot Marine Museum: Old Towns/New Country: The First Years of a New Nation
August 6, 2014 @ 8:30 am - August 7, 2014 @ 3:30 pm| $25
Wednesday, August 6 and Thursday, August 7, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
This two-day workshop will explore how to use local resources—documents, artifacts, landscapes, and the rich expertise in every town—to examine historical issues with a national focus. In Searsport, Maine. The workshop is open to teachers, librarians, archivists, members of local historical societies, and all interested local history enthusiasts. There is a $25 charge to cover lunches on two days; program and material costs have been generously funded by the Richard Saltonstall Charitable Foundation. Educators can earn 15 PDPs and 1 Graduate Credit (for an additional fee) from Framingham State University. For more information, or to register, please contact the education department at email@example.com or (617) 646-0557.