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History

African-American Heritage House Museum

Field Trip: African-American Heritage House Museum Location: 7485 Crain HwyLa Plata, MD 20646 Contact: 301-609-9099 or 301-843-0371 Grades: K and up View Larger Map ** Scroll down and tell us what you think about this field trip. ** About the Museum: The museum depicts the life and history and contributions of famous African Americans from … Continue reading »

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Richard Nixon Presidential Library

Field Trip: Richard Nixon Presidential LibraryCollege Park Location Location: 8601 Adelphi Rd.College Park, MD 20740-6001 Contact: 202-357-5000 Grades: 4th – High School Admission: FREE View Larger Map About the Museum: The National Archives in College Park maintains a small number of reference copies of Nixon White House Tapes and White House Communications Agency (WHCA) videotapes … Continue reading »

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National Archives

Field Trip: National Archives Location: 700 Pennsylvania AveNW, Washington, DC 20408 Contact: 202-357-5000 Grades: 2nd – High School Admission: FREE View Larger Map About the Museum: The National Archives Experience is home of the original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights which are housed in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom. Visitors … Continue reading »

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Maryland State House

Field Trip: Maryland State House Location: State CircleAnnapolis, MD 21401 Contact: 410-974-3400 Grades: 2nd – High School Admission: FREE View Larger Map About the Museum: The Maryland State House was the first peacetime capitol of the United States and is the only state house ever to have served as the nation’s capitol. Tours are available … Continue reading »

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Maryland Archives

Field Trip: Maryland Archives Location: 350 Rowe BoulevardAnnapolis, MD 21401 Contact: 800-235-4045 Grades: 4th – High School Admission: FREE View Larger Map About the Museum: The Maryland State Archives is the central repository for state government records of permanent value with a broad legal mandate to acquire and care for both public and private records … Continue reading »

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Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse

Field Trip: Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse Location: Pier 5, 301 East Pratt StreetBaltimore MD Contact: 410-539-1797 Grades: PreK and up View Larger Map About the Museum: The Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse contains an extensive exhibit on the building of the light as well as information on lighthouses around the Chesapeake region. Built in 1856, it … Continue reading »

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Historic Ships of Baltimore

Field Trip: Historic Ships of Baltimore Location: Pier 1, 301 East Pratt StreetBaltimore MD Contact: 410-539-1797 Grades: PreK and up View Larger Map About the Museum: Historic Ships in Baltimore represent one of the most impressive collections of military vessels in the world. Located within easy walking distance of each other, the US Sloop-of-War Constellation, … Continue reading »

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Calvert Marine Museum

Field Trip: Calvert Marine Museum Location: 14200 Solomons Island RoadSolomons, MD 20688 Contact: (410) 326-2042 Grades: PreK and up View Larger Map About the Museum: Explore how our Prehistoric Past, Natural Environment, and Maritime Heritage come together to tell a unique story of the Chesapeake Bay. Exhibits include a tour of Drum Point Lighthouse, paleontology, … Continue reading »

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Ford’s Theatre

Field Trip: Ford’s Theatre Location: 511 Tenth St, NWWashington, DC 20004 Contact: 202-347-4833 Grades: 2nd – 12th View Larger Map About the Museum: The Ford’s Theatre Museum combines a remarkable collection of historic artifacts with a variety of interactive exhibits to tell the story of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency. Using environmental recreations, videos and three-dimensional figures, … Continue reading »

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Eden Mill Historic Mill

Field Trip: Eden Mill Historic Grist Mill Museum Location: 1617 Eden Mill RdPylesville MD 21132 Contact: 410-836-3050 Grades: All View Larger Map About the Museum: The Mill was built in the early 1800’s by the Stansbury family. It was named after Father Eden, a local Priest, who served the area. Eden Mill historic gristmill and … Continue reading »

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