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Freedom's Fortress: "Explore"

Park Ranger talking about Fort Monroe

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Episode 2: How can visiting historic sites help us develop a sense of place as we explore physical and cultural landscapes? In this episode of Freedom's Fortress, students will use the five themes of geography to better understand the environment and the history of Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia. Developed for students in grades 4-7 and correlated to Virginia Standards of Learning.

Produced and directed by Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren of Field Studio, featuring Annie Evans, Director of Education and Outreach at New American History.

Virginia Standards of Learning:

  • VS.1 c, d, g
  • VS.3 d, e
  • VS.7 c

Dive deeper into  learning resources for “Freedom’s Fortress.”

Access learning resources on a variety of topics on the  New American History website.

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