Vanderbilt Mansion: A Gilded Age Country Place

Illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War.

Learn more about the Gilded Age through Parks As Classrooms, Field Trips, and Institutes & Workshops like Teaching The Hudson Valley.

Teaching The Hudson Valley

THV helps educators discover, appreciate, and share the region's natural, historic, and cultural treasures with children and youth.

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Teaching With Historic Places

This lesson is one in a series that brings the important stories of historic places into the classrooms across the country.

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Vanderbilt Mansion: Monument to the Gilded Age

NPS Call to Action: Adopted Class of 2016

Preparing for a Second Century of Stewardship and Engagement with the students of Shaker Jr/Sr High School in Latham, NY.

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Shaker Jr/Sr High School


Teaching with National Park podcasts that were made for students by students.

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Students from Shaker Jr. High

Last updated: April 10, 2016

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