April 27, 2013 (9 AM - 1 PM)
The Industrial War
Educators will learn how industry supported the efforts of both sides during the Civil War and explore how the war transformed the nation into an industrial powerhouse.
9 AM - Welcome & Orientation
9:15 AM - Industry & Technology on Exhibit - Educators will explore the Stones River National Battlefield museum for stories that shed light on the impact of industrialization and technology during the Civil War.
10 AM - Civil War Tech - A ranger will use artifacts to discuss how technological developments played a key role the Battle of Stones River.
11:30 AM - From the Factory to the Front - Educators will walk through Fortress Rosecrans and learn how the opposing armies supplied themselves on an industrial scale.
To register for this workshop, call 615-893-9501 or e-mail us. Please include your name, school, grade level, home phone number and email.
July 12, 2013
Teachers will get a chance to discover ways to connect their students to the historic and natural resources of national parks and other public lands near Nashville, Tennessee while meeting their curriculum standards for science.
Did You Know?
The Hazen Brigade Monument, built in early 1863, is the oldest, intact Civil War monument in the nation.