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NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for School Teachers

“The American Revolution on the Northern Frontier: Fort Ticonderoga and the Road to Saratoga”

Fort Ticonderoga will be hosting two week-long NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for School Teachers in the summer of 2016. We invite you to apply to participate in:

The American Revolution on the Northern Frontier:
Fort Ticonderoga and the Road to Saratoga

This NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for School Teachers will be offered twice: June 26-July 1 and July 24-29, 2016. There is no fee for this program and all participants receive a $1,200 stipend to help defray expenses.

 


Workshop highlights include:

  • Lecture-discussions led by visiting scholars from across the country focused on aspects of the American Revolution as it unfolded on the northern frontier 1775-1777.

  • Opportunities to explore Fort Ticonderoga museum and the surrounding historic landscape and use items from the artifact and manuscript collections to delve deeper into the history of the people and events of 1775-1777 on the northern frontier.

  • Meeting with expert staff during field trips to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and Saratoga National Historical Park.

Participating teachers can opt to earn three graduate credits through the Castleton University in Vermont.

Applications are due March 1, 2016. Applicants will be notified March 31, 2016, and have until April 7, 2016, to accept or decline.


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