Homeschool Programs

Homeschool Programs include a living history demonstration, hands-on activities, and crafts related to the subject matter.

Homeschool families can make a reservation by calling 770-382-3818, ext. 6288.

Admission: Students $5 – Parents $3*  (*ask about member rates!)

September 6 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Inventors: East to West

Learn more about the lives of the Cherokee people who lived in this area many years ago, and their forced removal on the Trail of Tears. Through presentations, exhibits, and activities, students will gain an appreciation for Cherokee culture, including their clothing, houses, food, games, and daily tasks.

October 11 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier

Much of a Civil War soldier’s time was spent in camp. Come learn about some of the unusual things that kept the soldiers busy when not in battle from a museum educator in period attire.  Also, hear from a field nurse about what happened to wounded soldiers and about medical practices of the time.  Students will discuss actual letters written by Civil War soldiers from the museum archives, and participate in a scavenger hunt to locate Civil War related artifacts.

November 1 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Dia de los Muertos

Explore the origins of Dia de los Muertos and learn why it’s gaining popularity in the U.S. Discover authentic flavors, create traditional art, and participate in other aspects of the Day of the Dead Festival.  This is a joint program with the Booth Museum.

December 7 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
We Remember Pearl Harbor

Join us as we remember the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor & the United States’ entrance into WWII. Learn about the unique role that canteens played on the Homefront. Experience what American life was like in the 1940s prior to & during the war through presentations, re-enactors, & discovery stations.
Please Note: This event is open to the community.

January 17 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
African American History in Bartow County

Celebrate Bartow County’s African American heritage by discovering important local landmarks and the individuals and histories associated with each of them. Through art activities, presentations, and invention stations, learn about the Rosenwald schools, the Euharlee Covered Bridge, and George Washington Carver.

February 19 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Presidents’ Day

Celebrate Presidents’ Day as you explore the Presidential Gallery and hear special presentations. Participate in a presidential photo journey, hands-on art stations, and presidential trivia.  This is a joint program with the Booth Museum.

March 21 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Herstoric Women

Let the achievements of some extraordinary women inspire you. Enjoy activities about Pearl S. Buck, Hellen Keller, and Harriet Tubman through presentations, a trivia challenge, and other hands-on activities.

 

 

BARTOW HISTORY MUSEUM