Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) uses historic places in National Parks and in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects. Here you’ll find place-based educational resources relating to historic places in Virginia. Discover more resources at the Teaching with Historic Places homepage.
African Americans and the War of 1812
Learn about the significance of this small island off the coast of Virginia in the Chesapeake Bay, and its connection to the War of 1812.
New Kent School and Watkins School
Learn about the U.S. Supreme Court case that forced the integration of public schools.
Thomas Jefferson: University of Virginia
Learn about the intellect of Thomas Jefferson and how he used his abilities to create a revolutionary new setting for higher education.