Star-Spangled Banner NHT 2017 Highlights


  • Trail Stewards Program — Over 500 students from schools in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. participated in the educational program in partnership with the Living Classrooms Foundation. Students researched, retold, and interpreted historical events in their community about the trail, took part in a maritime voyage, and engaged in hands-on, inquiry-based learning. Teachers participated in a professional development workshop introducing them to the War of 1812, the trail, and classroom resources. Final projects included a student-designed War of 1812 mosaic installed on the exterior of a Baltimore City school building and a rap song written and performed by fourth-graders in Prince George’s County, MD. Students engaged over 4,000 of their peers, parents, and community members while developing and sharing their legacy projects.

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