From March 12th to May 21st, the Ford Mansion, Washington's Headquarters Museum, Jockey Hollow Visitor Center and Wick House will be closed on Wednesdays. This does not effect confirmed school groups. All park grounds will remain open. More »
The following NPS and other educator resources include federal, state and local agencies, environmental and historical education organizations and other sources of valuable information and guidance for teachers. Click on the links below for more details,
Honored places: the national park service Teacher's guide to the American revolution http://www.nps.gov/revwar/educational_resources/teachers.html
The NPS interpretation and education webpage at: www.nps.gov/learn
Teaching with historic places(TWHP) www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp
Federal resources for educational excellence, teaching and learning resources from federal agencies http://free.ed.gov/
Did You Know?
At 19, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette volunteered to serve in the American Revolution. He developed a lifelong friendship with General Washington and would name his son Georges Washington du Motier. General Washington was named the boy’s godfather.