Early Settlers in the New River Gorge Region
Students become a pioneer family to learn what they need and how to survive as new settlers in the New River Gorge region. Some students will dress in period clothing.
Available to schools in:Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: 4th
Program Length: 1 hour
1. Describe where early settlers came from and how they traveled to West Virginia
2. List three ways that early settlers lived in the New River Gorge
3. State one way he or she can preserve our cultural heritage
Pre-visit activities are:
Did You Know?
The New River was designated an American Heritage River on July 30, 1998. There are currently fourteen American Heritage Rivers in the country.