Field Trip Programs
Changes: Montgomery County History in Perspective
Introduce your students to Montgomery County’s rich history and meet a number of learning outcomes in this great field trip program. Activities help students develop a better understanding of the fluidity of history and its relevance to their lives. The visit to the Beall-Dawson House and Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine exposes students to life in the young county. In the four-part tour, students learn about the founding of Montgomery County, early county life and the everyday life of an upperclass family in the county seat of Rockville. Part Two explores the nature of slavery in the County and the daily life of the Beall Family’s enslaved population. Part Three explores the changes in clothing over time and Part Four discusses changes in medical knowledge and technology over the 19th century.
COST: $3 per student, adults are free (a minimum of four chaperones per group is requested), PLUS a one-time $15 fee for the Changes notebook. Notebook includes photographs, a matching game, activity sheets and teaching guides. It can be re-used each year.
GROUP SIZE: Up to 70 students.
For more information or to schedule a trip contact us at 301-340-2825 or infoATmontgomeryhistoryDOTorg.