Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

Step inside 18th century Virginia at Gadsby Tavern Museum. Named after Englishman John Gadsby, the Gadsby Tavern was a place for politics, social life, and business in early Alexandria, Virginia. George Washington attended the annual Birthright Ball twice at the tavern, and other important figures in history such as John Adams and Thomas Jefferson have also visited. On a tour of the museum, groups will enjoy exploring daily life, travel, business, and entertainment that existed in Alexandria during the 18th century. Educational programs allow groups to examine primary source documents, dress up in 18th century attire, and learn about the slaves that were employed at the tavern.

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School

On a tour of the museum, groups will enjoy exploring daily life, travel, business, and entertainment that existed in Alexandria during the 18th century. Educational programs allow groups to examine primary source documents, dress up in 18th century attire, and learn about the slaves that were employed at the tavern.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, 18th Century, Industry, Government, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 703-746-4242
Email: gadsbystmsociety@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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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Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

Step inside 18th century Virginia at Gadsby Tavern Museum. Named after Englishman John Gadsby, the Gadsby Tavern was a place for politics, social life, and business in early Alexandria, Virginia. George Washington attended the annual Birthright Ball twice at the tavern, and other important figures in history such as John Adams and Thomas Jefferson have also visited. On a tour of the museum, groups will enjoy exploring daily life, travel, business, and entertainment that existed in Alexandria during the 18th century. Educational programs allow groups to examine primary source documents, dress up in 18th century attire, and learn about the slaves that were employed at the tavern.

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Hrs: Vary.

Scouts

On a tour of the museum, groups will enjoy exploring daily life, travel, business, and entertainment that existed in Alexandria during the 18th century. Educational programs allow groups to examine primary source documents, dress up in 18th century attire, and learn about the slaves that were employed at the tavern.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, 18th Century, Industry, Government, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 703-746-4242
Email: gadsbystmsociety@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

Step inside 18th century Virginia at Gadsby Tavern Museum. Named after Englishman John Gadsby, the Gadsby Tavern was a place for politics, social life, and business in early Alexandria, Virginia. George Washington attended the annual Birthright Ball twice at the tavern, and other important figures in history such as John Adams and Thomas Jefferson have also visited. On a tour of the museum, groups will enjoy exploring daily life, travel, business, and entertainment that existed in Alexandria during the 18th century. Educational programs allow groups to examine primary source documents, dress up in 18th century attire, and learn about the slaves that were employed at the tavern.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Camp

On a tour of the museum, groups will enjoy exploring daily life, travel, business, and entertainment that existed in Alexandria during the 18th century. Educational programs allow groups to examine primary source documents, dress up in 18th century attire, and learn about the slaves that were employed at the tavern.

topics covered:
American History, 18th Century, Industry, Government, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 703-746-4242
Email: gadsbystmsociety@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum

Step inside 18th century Virginia at Gadsby Tavern Museum. Named after Englishman John Gadsby, the Gadsby Tavern was a place for politics, social life, and business in early Alexandria, Virginia. George Washington attended the annual Birthright Ball twice at the tavern, and other important figures in history such as John Adams and Thomas Jefferson have also visited. On a tour of the museum, groups will enjoy exploring daily life, travel, business, and entertainment that existed in Alexandria during the 18th century. Educational programs allow groups to examine primary source documents, dress up in 18th century attire, and learn about the slaves that were employed at the tavern.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Homeschool

On a tour of the museum, groups will enjoy exploring daily life, travel, business, and entertainment that existed in Alexandria during the 18th century. Educational programs allow groups to examine primary source documents, dress up in 18th century attire, and learn about the slaves that were employed at the tavern.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, 18th Century, Industry, Government, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 703-746-4242
Email: gadsbystmsociety@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

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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