John Paul Jones House

Visitors can tour the 1758 house, an example of Georgian architecture, and its two galleries with changing exhibits and programs, in addition to the amazing collection of Portsmouth artifacts displayed throughout the house. Learn about John Paul Jones (1747-92), the celebrated naval hero of the American Revolution, who spent time in Portsmouth. Please note group tours are self-guided; reservation requested.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Heritage, 19th Century Art, Architecture, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 603-436-8420

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 60 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

About This Venue

John Paul Jones House

The John Paul Jones House is named after John Paul Jones, colonial America’s first sea warrior. Jones was a tenant of the Widow Purcell in the house in 1781 while he supervised the building of the USS America. Though Jones loved Portsmouth, he left New Hampshire in 1782 never to return. His house is now the museum of the men, women and children of Portsmouth and where their stories live.

contact info

Hrs: Memorial Day - Columbus Day, Daily 11AM - 5PM.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

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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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John Paul Jones House

Visitors can tour the 1758 house, an example of Georgian architecture, and its two galleries with changing exhibits and programs, in addition to the amazing collection of Portsmouth artifacts displayed throughout the house. Learn about John Paul Jones (1747-92), the celebrated naval hero of the American Revolution, who spent time in Portsmouth. Please note group tours are self-guided; reservation requested.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Heritage, 19th Century Art, Architecture, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 603-436-8420

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 60 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee

About This Venue

John Paul Jones House

The John Paul Jones House is named after John Paul Jones, colonial America’s first sea warrior. Jones was a tenant of the Widow Purcell in the house in 1781 while he supervised the building of the USS America. Though Jones loved Portsmouth, he left New Hampshire in 1782 never to return. His house is now the museum of the men, women and children of Portsmouth and where their stories live.

contact info

Hrs: Memorial Day - Columbus Day, Daily 11AM - 5PM.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

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>>

John Paul Jones House

Visitors can tour the 1758 house, an example of Georgian architecture, and its two galleries with changing exhibits and programs, in addition to the amazing collection of Portsmouth artifacts displayed throughout the house. Learn about John Paul Jones (1747-92), the celebrated naval hero of the American Revolution, who spent time in Portsmouth. Please note group tours are self-guided; reservation requested.

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Heritage, 19th Century Art, Architecture, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 603-436-8420

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 60 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

About This Venue

John Paul Jones House

The John Paul Jones House is named after John Paul Jones, colonial America’s first sea warrior. Jones was a tenant of the Widow Purcell in the house in 1781 while he supervised the building of the USS America. Though Jones loved Portsmouth, he left New Hampshire in 1782 never to return. His house is now the museum of the men, women and children of Portsmouth and where their stories live.

contact info

Hrs: Memorial Day - Columbus Day, Daily 11AM - 5PM.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

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>>

John Paul Jones House

Visitors can tour the 1758 house, an example of Georgian architecture, and its two galleries with changing exhibits and programs, in addition to the amazing collection of Portsmouth artifacts displayed throughout the house. Learn about John Paul Jones (1747-92), the celebrated naval hero of the American Revolution, who spent time in Portsmouth. Please note group tours are self-guided; reservation requested.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies, Art.

topics covered:
American History, American Revolution, Heritage, 19th Century Art, Architecture, Decorative Arts.

contact info
Phone: 603-436-8420

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 60 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

About This Venue

John Paul Jones House

The John Paul Jones House is named after John Paul Jones, colonial America’s first sea warrior. Jones was a tenant of the Widow Purcell in the house in 1781 while he supervised the building of the USS America. Though Jones loved Portsmouth, he left New Hampshire in 1782 never to return. His house is now the museum of the men, women and children of Portsmouth and where their stories live.

contact info

Hrs: Memorial Day - Columbus Day, Daily 11AM - 5PM.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

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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