General John A. Logan Museum

The General John A. Logan Museum celebrates one of the most noteworthy nineteenth century Americans to escape notice in the 20th and 21st centuries. Among his legacies are modern veterans' benefits and Memorial Day. His advocacy of equality for African Americans and women was well ahead of his time. The museum also celebrates the role of "Egypt" (Southern Illinois) in the Civil War, provides educational and cultural programs, and is a gateway for regional tourism.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1-4PM.

School

The General John A. Logan Museum's permanent exhibit chronicles Logan's life from his birth in 1826 in rural "Egypt" (Southern Illinois) to his death in Washington D.C. in 1886. It fills six rooms and is divided into four themes- Young Logan, Logan the Democrat, The Civil War, and Logan the Republican. Students can learn about politics and 19th century history through artifacts and displays.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Civil War, Political Science, Civics, Heritage.

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

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General John A. Logan Museum

The General John A. Logan Museum celebrates one of the most noteworthy nineteenth century Americans to escape notice in the 20th and 21st centuries. Among his legacies are modern veterans' benefits and Memorial Day. His advocacy of equality for African Americans and women was well ahead of his time. The museum also celebrates the role of "Egypt" (Southern Illinois) in the Civil War, provides educational and cultural programs, and is a gateway for regional tourism.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1-4PM.

Scouts

The General John A. Logan Museum's permanent exhibit chronicles Logan's life from his birth in 1826 in rural "Egypt" (Southern Illinois) to his death in Washington D.C. in 1886. It fills six rooms and is divided into four themes- Young Logan, Logan the Democrat, The Civil War, and Logan the Republican. Scouts can learn about politics and 19th century history through artifacts and displays.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Civil War, Political Science, Civics, Heritage.

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

General John A. Logan Museum

The General John A. Logan Museum celebrates one of the most noteworthy nineteenth century Americans to escape notice in the 20th and 21st centuries. Among his legacies are modern veterans' benefits and Memorial Day. His advocacy of equality for African Americans and women was well ahead of his time. The museum also celebrates the role of "Egypt" (Southern Illinois) in the Civil War, provides educational and cultural programs, and is a gateway for regional tourism.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1-4PM.

Home School

The General John A. Logan Museum's permanent exhibit chronicles Logan's life from his birth in 1826 in rural "Egypt" (Southern Illinois) to his death in Washington D.C. in 1886. It fills six rooms and is divided into four themes- Young Logan, Logan the Democrat, The Civil War, and Logan the Republican. Students can learn about politics and 19th century history through artifacts and displays.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Civil War, Political Science, Civics, Heritage.

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Online, Phone. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

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