Teachers Can Get Their Own Backstage Pass to History at The Henry Ford

Participants will explore the diverse ways that Americans experiencedchange at home and at work between the 1760s and 1920s through lectures,discussions, lesson-planning activities and visits to selected sites andexhibits at The Henry Ford including Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park Laboratory,Hermitage Plantation Slave Quarters, 1760s Daggett Farm, 1880s FirestoneFarm and the historic and fully operational D, T & M Roundhouse. Along withevening social activities, the workshops will culminate with a visit to theFord Rouge Factory Tour to explore the rich history of the Rouge complexand witness the future of manufacturing through the assembly of the newF-150.

“The Henry Ford is the only site in the Midwest offering a dedicatedworkshop on the topic of Industrial Revolution,” said Paula Gangopadhyay,Director of Education at The Henry Ford. “Past participants have foundthese programs to be educational, energizing and empowering.”

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