Massie Heritage Center

Massie Heritage Center’s mission is to provide interpretive programs to help preserve the rich cultural heritage of Savannah. It was named for its benefactor, Peter Massie, who died in 1841, leaving $5000 for the establishment of a school for the poor in Savannah. The Massie School operated as a public school until its closing in 1974. The school now serves as a resource center for living history. Exhibits include a collection of period costumes and information on state and local history, as well as historic preservation. One outstanding exhibition documents the Greek, Gothic, and Roman influence on Savannah's architectural history.

contact info

Hrs: Monday - Saturday 10AM - 4PM, Sunday 12PM - 4PM.

School

Lots of programs for groups are available, most falling into “walking” or “building” programs. Walking programs can include learning about the economic impact, growth and development of the Savannah River, Savannah’s cemeteries, or through local neighborhoods to see how they change. During building programs, groups may learn lessons in a 19th century classroom, or of the lifestyles of Indians of Georgia. Building and walking tours include “Breaking the Bonds,” a customizable program about African American influence on Savannah.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Heritage, Architecture, 19th Century, African American, Ancient History.

contact info
Phone: 912-295-5070

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD.

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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Massie Heritage Center

Massie Heritage Center’s mission is to provide interpretive programs to help preserve the rich cultural heritage of Savannah. It was named for its benefactor, Peter Massie, who died in 1841, leaving $5000 for the establishment of a school for the poor in Savannah. The Massie School operated as a public school until its closing in 1974. The school now serves as a resource center for living history. Exhibits include a collection of period costumes and information on state and local history, as well as historic preservation. One outstanding exhibition documents the Greek, Gothic, and Roman influence on Savannah's architectural history.

contact info

Hrs: Monday - Saturday 10AM - 4PM, Sunday 12PM - 4PM.

Scouts

Lots of programs for groups are available, most falling into “walking” or “building” programs. Walking programs can include learning about the economic impact, growth and development of the Savannah River, Savannah’s cemeteries, or through local neighborhoods to see how they change. During building programs, groups may learn lessons in a 19th century classroom, or of the lifestyles of Indians of Georgia. Building and walking tours include “Breaking the Bonds,” a customizable program about African American influence on Savannah. Historic hikes are also available for scout groups.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Heritage, Architecture, 19th Century, African American, Ancient History.

contact info
Phone: 912-295-5070

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD.

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>>

Massie Heritage Center

Massie Heritage Center’s mission is to provide interpretive programs to help preserve the rich cultural heritage of Savannah. It was named for its benefactor, Peter Massie, who died in 1841, leaving $5000 for the establishment of a school for the poor in Savannah. The Massie School operated as a public school until its closing in 1974. The school now serves as a resource center for living history. Exhibits include a collection of period costumes and information on state and local history, as well as historic preservation. One outstanding exhibition documents the Greek, Gothic, and Roman influence on Savannah's architectural history.

contact info

Hrs: Monday - Saturday 10AM - 4PM, Sunday 12PM - 4PM.

Camp

Lots of programs for groups are available, most falling into “walking” or “building” programs. Walking programs can include learning about the economic impact, growth and development of the Savannah River, Savannah’s cemeteries, or through local neighborhoods to see how they change. During building programs, groups may learn lessons in a 19th century classroom, or of the lifestyles of Indians of Georgia. Building and walking tours include “Breaking the Bonds,” a customizable program about African American influence on Savannah.

topics covered:
American History, Heritage, Architecture, 19th Century, African American, Ancient History.

contact info
Phone: 912-295-5070

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD.

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>>

Massie Heritage Center

Massie Heritage Center’s mission is to provide interpretive programs to help preserve the rich cultural heritage of Savannah. It was named for its benefactor, Peter Massie, who died in 1841, leaving $5000 for the establishment of a school for the poor in Savannah. The Massie School operated as a public school until its closing in 1974. The school now serves as a resource center for living history. Exhibits include a collection of period costumes and information on state and local history, as well as historic preservation. One outstanding exhibition documents the Greek, Gothic, and Roman influence on Savannah's architectural history.

contact info

Hrs: Monday - Saturday 10AM - 4PM, Sunday 12PM - 4PM.

Homeschool

Lots of programs for groups are available, most falling into “walking” or “building” programs. Walking programs can include learning about the economic impact, growth and development of the Savannah River, Savannah’s cemeteries, or through local neighborhoods to see how they change. During building programs, groups may learn lessons in a 19th century classroom, or of the lifestyles of Indians of Georgia. Building and walking tours include “Breaking the Bonds,” a customizable program about African American influence on Savannah.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Heritage, Architecture, 19th Century, African American, Ancient History.

contact info
Phone: 912-295-5070

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 15 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD.

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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