National Endowment for the Humanities Workshops

 

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

NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for School Teachers 

Fort Ticonderoga will be hosting two week-long NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for School Teachers in July 2014. 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: July 6-11, 2014 and July 27-August 1, 2014. 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.

 

NEH Summer Scholars receive a $1,200 stipend for food, travel, and lodging.

Participating teachers can opt to earn three graduate credits through the College of St. Joseph in Vermont.

You can learn more by following the links on the menu above right, or by starting with the Project Director's Letter.

For application information, please select the "How to Apply" option on the menu at the upper right of the page.

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