Bring history right to your classroom!

Can’t come to us? We’ll come to you. A museum educator will travel to your school to share these interesting programs. We offer a wide range of trunks to fit multiple GSE standards.

To make a reservation, call 770-382-3818, Ext. 6288.
$50 per presentation within Bartow County/$60 outside Bartow County.
$25 travel fee applies outside Bartow County.
For more information, call 770-382-3818, Ext. 6288.

Trunk Descriptions:

Farm Life – Kindergarten, First Grade
Students will handle farm artifacts, compare chores today with those of farm children from a time long ago, hand-wash clothes, participate in fun farm activities, and churn butter!
GSE: SS5H1, SS5H2, SS5H3

Old Fashioned Toys and Games – Kindergarten, First Grade
Explore toys and games spanning hundreds of years, make an old-fashioned spin top and play old-time games, such as Jacob’s Ladder, dominoes, and cup and ball.

Pioneer Pathways – Kindergarten, First Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade
Experience the daily life of pioneers at work and play with artifacts, churn butter, and learn about the one room schoolhouse.

Map It! – First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth or Fifth Grade
Discover the importance of maps through games and hands-on activities that teach directions, map symbols, and other map skills. Learn how a compass works and play a new game using cardinal directions.

Colonial Life – First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade
Experience daily life in the southern colonies as you learn about farmers, women, children, and servants. Make an old-fashioned toy and perform chores from the past.

Life of the Cherokee – Second Grade, Third Grade
Examine artifacts, hear stories, and play games as you learn about the life of the Cherokee. Explore the similarities and differences between the Cherokee and their pioneer neighbors. View a blowgun demonstration!
GSE: SS2H1, SS2G2, SS3H1

Civil War – Fourth Grade
Explore a Civil War soldier’s haversack and knapsack and learn why their contents were so important to him. Discover the hardships of doctors and nurses who cared for the sick and wounded soldiers.

World War II – Fifth Grade
From battle front to home front, students learn about key battles, V-mail, Victory Gardens, and participate in rationing activities.

World War 1 and The Great Depression – Fifth Grade
Discover how German attacks on U. S. shipping during the war in Europe (1914 – 1917) ultimately led the U.S. to join the fight against Germany. With music and artifacts explore how the Jazz Age and the Hoover Depression were influenced by the war period.
GSE: SS5H1, SS5H2, SS5H3