Memorial Hall Museum's American Centuries

Posted on Tuesday, December 25, 2007

For students who want to learn English and at the same time expand their knowledge of American culture and history, American Centuries, an online collection of resources and activities maintained by Memorial Hall Museum, is one of the recommended destinations.


• A digital collection of approximately 2000 objects and document pages, each with its own image and age-appropriate interpretive text

• An interactive turns-of-the-centuries exhibit that explores American history in 1680-1720, 1780-1820 and 1880-1920 across the five themes of Family Life, Native American Indians, African Americans, Newcomers and the Land

• Fun online interactive activities offered via the rich use of image, audio and video files

• Various classroom activities, curriculum topics and other resources designed for teachers

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