In The Classroom

In the Classroom

A recreated Freedmen's Bureau schoolroom in the Lockwood House, Harpers Ferry (Harpers Ferry National Historical Park)

The Civil War in the border region of mid-Maryland offers a rich area for instruction.  Materials in this section are designed to enhance classroom study of the Civil War.   Find activities that can be modified or adapted at several grade levels for teaching the causes of the war, what it was like to live in a divided nation, how the war affected families, and much more.  Follow links to other educational materials.