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Field Trip: Lenni-Lenape and the Jersey Shore

One of the co-ops we are a part of took a field trip last month on a hot day down to Sandy Hook, NJ to learn about the native Lenape tribe who once lived in that area and what their ways of life entailed.  Our guide gave us a history lesson, showed some items as…… Continue reading Field Trip: Lenni-Lenape and the Jersey Shore

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Shriver House in Gettysburg, PA

On our way home from VA, We made a stop in Gettysburg, PA.  I had never been there before, though always heard various stories about its Civil War history.  I know of soldier accounts and the large battle that took place.  What I never heard, were accounts from those who were northern civilians who had…… Continue reading Shriver House in Gettysburg, PA

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Luray Caverns and Museums in Luray, VA

The Luray Caverns was discovered in the 1800s in Luray, VA.  This place was the biggest plan we had on our vacation because it not only has the incredible caverns, but also a Car museum, toy museum, gem mining and historical museum, and a garden maze.  We made sure to explore all of those things. …… Continue reading Luray Caverns and Museums in Luray, VA

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Field Trip: Civil War Museum

When we took a vacation in Virginia, the first place we went to was the Civil War Museum to teach the boys some history, located in New Market.  The tickets were good for seven days.  We went there when we arrived to the state, and then again the following morning to finish up.  I think…… Continue reading Field Trip: Civil War Museum