Fort Delaware State Park

Learn about Fort Delaware and fill your group’s day with hands-on history! Walk among Confederate prisoners and civilians as they reenact daily life as it was 150 years ago. Help the blacksmith work on a cannon, watch prisoners discuss escape plans, talk to the quartermaster, and see a Columbiad gun fire a live charge. View historical artifacts and learn about soldier drilling – even participate in the drills yourself! A ¾ mile prison camp trail takes groups through the historical part of Pea Patch Island that once housed the hospital, outbuildings, and even a bunker from the Spanish-American War.

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Hrs: Vary by season.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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Fort Delaware State Park

Learn about Fort Delaware and fill your group’s day with hands-on history! Walk among Confederate prisoners and civilians as they reenact daily life as it was 150 years ago. Help the blacksmith work on a cannon, watch prisoners discuss escape plans, talk to the quartermaster, and see a Columbiad gun fire a live charge. View historical artifacts and learn about soldier drilling – even participate in the drills yourself! A ¾ mile prison camp trail takes groups through the historical part of Pea Patch Island that once housed the hospital, outbuildings, and even a bunker from the Spanish-American War.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Fort Delaware State Park

Learn about Fort Delaware and fill your group’s day with hands-on history! Walk among Confederate prisoners and civilians as they reenact daily life as it was 150 years ago. Help the blacksmith work on a cannon, watch prisoners discuss escape plans, talk to the quartermaster, and see a Columbiad gun fire a live charge. View historical artifacts and learn about soldier drilling – even participate in the drills yourself! A ¾ mile prison camp trail takes groups through the historical part of Pea Patch Island that once housed the hospital, outbuildings, and even a bunker from the Spanish-American War.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Fort Delaware State Park

Learn about Fort Delaware and fill your group’s day with hands-on history! Walk among Confederate prisoners and civilians as they reenact daily life as it was 150 years ago. Help the blacksmith work on a cannon, watch prisoners discuss escape plans, talk to the quartermaster, and see a Columbiad gun fire a live charge. View historical artifacts and learn about soldier drilling – even participate in the drills yourself! A ¾ mile prison camp trail takes groups through the historical part of Pea Patch Island that once housed the hospital, outbuildings, and even a bunker from the Spanish-American War.

contact info

Hrs: Vary by season.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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