Traveling Trunks and Traveling Maps
“Nation at War” traveling trunks shipped to your school with soldier, commander, women, doctor, and President Lincoln independent-learning stations. Trunk materials and curriculum is recommended for students in grades 4 through 8 (and beyond).
How do you reserve one of our trunks? That depends on where you live.
Schools Across the Region and the Country:
Trunks are available for two-week time frames (or longer) throughout the school year. There is a requested donation to cover the cost of shipping, and limited scholarships are available to defray that cost. If interested in scheduling a trunk for your school, please fill out the reservation request form (below) and a confirmation will be mailed to you as soon as possible.
Schools/Organizations Within Driving Distance of Gettysburg:
You can reserve and pick up one of our Traveling Trunks here at the park. Fill out the reservation request form (below) and write PICK-UP/DROP-OFF under the comments section. We ask for a nominal donation to help with wear-and-tear of the items.
Schools in Adams, Franklin or York County, Pennsylvania:
You can reserve one of our Traveling Trunks through the Lincoln Intermediate Unit's Instructional Services Division, and it will be delivered to your school. For reservations, call Pat Barker at (717) 624-6445.
Traveling Trunks: “Nation at War”
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“Gettysburg Battlefield in a Box” traveling maps shipped to your school, with accompanying YouTube link and teacher’s guide for everything you need to teach the campaign and battle of Gettysburg interactively. Can be used right in the middle of your classroom floor, or from a common room for the whole grade or school. Map materials and curriculum is recommended for students in grades 4 through 12 (and beyond).
Last updated: August 22, 2017