The staff of St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site is pleased to offer a variety of off-site or traveling programs -- at area schools and community centers -- that foster an appreciation and understanding of topics in early American history related to St. Paul’s. These include talks, musical presentations, digital slide shows and costumed interpretive programs. Most of the programs run 30 to 45 minutes. The usual range of travel would be the Bronx and Westchester County, New York. There is no charge.
Some of the programs offered are:
- The American Revolution. This is a costumed (replica period clothes) presentation exploring the era of the American Revolution, including songs and emphasizing the life of a typical soldier. It is especially suited to elementary school classes.
- Songs of America. This is a performance and sing-along of songs from colonial times through the 20th Century and includes historical commentary. It is best suited for schools and adults at community centers.
- How did the American Win? This presentation and discussion explores the question of how the American could have won the Revolutionary War. It is best suited for middle school and high school classes, as well as adults at community centers.
- Songs of the American Revolution. This is a performance and sing-along of songs from the Revolutionary period, with historical commentary. It is best suited for schools and adults at community centers.
- St. Paul’s and the Presidents. This is a digital slide show exploring the connections of five Presidents -- Washington, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Lincoln and F.D.R. -- to St. Paul’s. It is best suited for adults at community centers.
- The Birth of America, a digital presentation, with historical commentary, exploring the story of the American Revolution. This program is especially suited for adults at community centers.
For additional information, please contact St. Paul’s Church N.H.S. at 914-667-4116.