Chester County Historical Society

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Chester County Historical Society

Friday, Feb. 27th, 9:45am

225 North High Street

West Chester, PA

PURPOSE OF THE OUTING: SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL

STUDENTS MAY CLAIM 180 MINUTES OF HISTORY ON THE OLS!

Learning Objectives:


  • Students will watch an introductory video and explore the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and the 1800's.
  • Students will participate in role-play activities, and a decision- making challenge which will help students to understand the complexities of the slavery issues in the years leading up to the Civil War.
  • Students will explore the history sites with friends and build relationships with peers.

Cost is $7.00 per person. Please RSVP by Feb. 23rd

Please RSVP to Louri Fitzgerald at lfitzgerald@pavcsk12.org


  • Please RSVP from your parent school email account
  • Please include student's name, teacher, grade
  • Please include Parent/chaperon attending
  • Please let us know if you are a new family so we may welcome you
  • Please include names of all family/friends attending-please let us know if they are children or adults
  • Any serious allergies or medical conditions that I should be reminded about?

IMPORTANT REMINDERS!

1. In consideration of our students with serious allergies, please refrain from bringing nut (food) products or balloons.

2. As always, to limit the spread of possible flu, please do not attend a PA Virtual event if you have had a fever within 24 hours of the event.

3. For safety: All students need to be accompanied by a parent, learning coach or other designated adult. All students must wear shoes/sneakers for the entire school event and please refrain from bringing pets.

4. If there is a possibility of severe weather, please check Blackboard the day of the event in case of cancellation due to weather.

5. All PA Virtual events are tobacco free. Please do not smoke near or around any children or the outing facility.