Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA)

Preservation Long Island (previously the Society for Preservation of Long Island Antiquities – SPLIA) celebrates the cultural heritage of Long Island by preserving historic buildings and artifacts. Groups can partake in educational programs at the Joseph Lloyd Manor, Sherwood-Jayne Farm, and the Custom House. Topics include colonial life, the American Revolution, slavery, nature, the environment, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Mon- Fri. 9AM-5PM

School

School groups can explore the cultural heritage of Long Island by participating in hands-on educational programs with Preservation Long Island (formerly SPLIA). At the Joseph Lloyd Manor, students can learn about colonial life, historical crafts and games, the American Revolution, and the history of local slavery. At Sherwood-Jayne Farm, students can explore nature, environmental studies, and geology. A trip to the Custom House will teach students about historical tax levies.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, Social Studies

topics covered:
History, Nature

contact info
Name: Darren St. George
Phone: (631) 692-4664
Email: dstgeorge@preservationlongisland.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies Registration: Email, Phone Cost: Fee

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>>

Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA)

Preservation Long Island (previously the Society for Preservation of Long Island Antiquities – SPLIA) celebrates the cultural heritage of Long Island by preserving historic buildings and artifacts. Groups can partake in educational programs at the Joseph Lloyd Manor, Sherwood-Jayne Farm, and the Custom House. Topics include colonial life, the American Revolution, slavery, nature, the environment, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Mon- Fri. 9AM-5PM

Camp

Camp groups can explore the cultural heritage of Long Island by participating in hands-on educational programs with Preservation Long Island (formerly SPLIA). At the Joseph Lloyd Manor, campers can learn about colonial life, historical crafts and games, the American Revolution, and the history of local slavery. At Sherwood-Jayne Farm, campers can explore nature, environmental studies, and geology. A trip to the Custom House will teach groups about historical tax levies.

topics covered:
History, Nature

contact info
Name: Darren St. George
Phone: (631) 692-4664
Email: dstgeorge@preservationlongisland.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies Registration: Email, Phone Cost: Fee

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>>

Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA)

Preservation Long Island (previously the Society for Preservation of Long Island Antiquities – SPLIA) celebrates the cultural heritage of Long Island by preserving historic buildings and artifacts. Groups can partake in educational programs at the Joseph Lloyd Manor, Sherwood-Jayne Farm, and the Custom House. Topics include colonial life, the American Revolution, slavery, nature, the environment, and more.

contact info

Hrs: Mon- Fri. 9AM-5PM

Homeschool

School groups can explore the cultural heritage of Long Island by participating in hands-on educational programs with Preservation Long Island (formerly SPLIA). At the Joseph Lloyd Manor, students can learn about colonial life, historical crafts and games, the American Revolution, and the history of local slavery. At Sherwood-Jayne Farm, students can explore nature, environmental studies, and geology. A trip to the Custom House will teach students about historical tax levies.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, Social Studies

topics covered:
History, Nature

contact info
Name: Darren St. George
Phone: (631) 692-4664
Email: dstgeorge@preservationlongisland.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies Program Type: Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies Registration: Email, Phone Cost: Fee

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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