Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center

Visit the birthplace of the great American poet Walt Whitman. Located in Huntington Station on Long Island, groups will tour the poet’s home and visit the Interpretive Center where they can engage with Whitman’s poetry through various exhibits. Educational programs allow groups to compare modern life to the 19th century, participate in a poetry workshop, and analyze Whitman’s poetry.

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School

At the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center, groups can tour the poet’s home, which was built in the 18th century. An exhibit showcases artifacts of interest like original letters, manuscripts, as well as portraits of the poet, his writing desk, and more. Educational programs allow students to compare modern life to the 19th century, participate in a poetry workshop, and analyze Whitman’s poetry. Groups must schedule a visit at least 2 weeks in advance.

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts/English, Social Studies

topics covered:
History, Poetry

contact info
Name: Group Sales
Phone: 631-427-5240
Email: educator@waltwhitman.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies Program Type: Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 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

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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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Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center

Visit the birthplace of the great American poet Walt Whitman. Located in Huntington Station on Long Island, groups will tour the poet’s home and visit the Interpretive Center where they can engage with Whitman’s poetry through various exhibits. Educational programs allow groups to compare modern life to the 19th century, participate in a poetry workshop, and analyze Whitman’s poetry.

contact info

Hrs: Vary

Scouts

At the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center, groups can tour the poet’s home, which was built in the 18th century. An exhibit showcases artifacts of interest like original letters, manuscripts, as well as portraits of the poet, his writing desk, and more. Educational programs allow scouts to compare modern life to the 19th century, participate in a poetry workshop, and analyze Whitman’s poetry. Groups must schedule a visit at least 2 weeks in advance.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies

topics covered:
History, Poetry

contact info
Name: Group Sales
Phone: 631-427-5240
Email: educator@waltwhitman.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies Program Type: Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 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>>

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center

Visit the birthplace of the great American poet Walt Whitman. Located in Huntington Station on Long Island, groups will tour the poet’s home and visit the Interpretive Center where they can engage with Whitman’s poetry through various exhibits. Educational programs allow groups to compare modern life to the 19th century, participate in a poetry workshop, and analyze Whitman’s poetry.

contact info

Hrs: Vary

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>>

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center

Visit the birthplace of the great American poet Walt Whitman. Located in Huntington Station on Long Island, groups will tour the poet’s home and visit the Interpretive Center where they can engage with Whitman’s poetry through various exhibits. Educational programs allow groups to compare modern life to the 19th century, participate in a poetry workshop, and analyze Whitman’s poetry.

contact info

Hrs: Vary

Homeschool

At the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center, groups can tour the poet’s home, which was built in the 18th century. An exhibit showcases artifacts of interest like original letters, manuscripts, as well as portraits of the poet, his writing desk, and more. Educational programs allow students to compare modern life to the 19th century, participate in a poetry workshop, and analyze Whitman’s poetry. Groups must schedule a visit at least 2 weeks in advance.

supports classroom learning in:
Language Arts/English, Social Studies

topics covered:
History, Poetry

contact info
Name: Group Sales
Phone: 631-427-5240
Email: educator@waltwhitman.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies Program Type: Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 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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