What Is That?

This program is recommended for students in grades K - 3

What was Mary Surratt's everyday life really like?
Was it dramatically different than our lives today? How did they survive without electricity, indoor plumbing or central air?  Students will learn about the day-to-day life of the Surratt family and analyse some of the more unique items that were common place during the 1850s and 1860s. 

Maryland Voluntary State Curriculum
Students will:
   • Acquire new vocabulary through listening
   • Recall and discuss what they understand
   • Identify and question what did not make sense
   • Describe how the community has changed over time and how people have contributed to its change
   • Examine differences between past and present time
   • Describe people, places and artifacts of today and long ago

Programs are given by knowledgeable and experienced educators dressed in period attire and includes the use of reproduction period objects.