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Fort George
Public & Living History Done Right

I had an interesting experience this week.  I finally had the opportunity to visit Fort George in Ontario’s Niagara Region.  I’ve often visited Fort Niagara just down river and on the American side, but this was the first time that I had visited the Anglo-Canadian Fort.  I was especially stoked to visit this War of   Read More. . .

Tags : PublicHistory LivingHistory Canada Warof1812

Two-Fisted History Takes Manhattan

This weekend I had the opportunity to spend the weekend in New York City with a group of students.  I love field trips.  Field trips provide an opportunity for students to not only be engaged by being active participants in the actual field trip event, but they provide an unwitting platform for cross-curricular education as   Read More. . .

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Thinking Like A Historian

Thinking as a Historian does can help you learn how to analyze information, see the relationships between causes & effects, make sense out of the past and make connections to the present, learn how to communicate by making well-reasoned arguments, and give a deeper understanding of people.  Just like the Scientific Method, Historians have   Read More. . .

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