TEACHER INFORMATION

Historic Columbus assists teachers of all teaching levels in learning more about the rich history that Columbus has to offer.  Each educational tour is tailored to meet the education level.

IN-SCHOOL FIELD TRIPS

 HANDS ON HISTORY
$1 per student

Students have the opportunity to bring the past to life by making crafts or doing work of children from long ago. Crafts include: Native American Pottery, Butter "Churning" or making a Church Doll.

 

COLUMBUS' BLACK HERITAGE

The PowerPoint presentation features contributors like Horace King and Blind Tom and local establishments like the Royal Cafe and the Mildred L. Terry Library.

 

"DID INDIANS EAT PIZZA?"

$1 per student

The seminar focuses on the hunting and fishing techniques of Native Americans and actual samples of "Indian" food are passed around for students to try.

 

OFF-CAMPUS FIELD TRIPS

 WE WILL PAY FOR BUSES FOR

MUSCOGEE COUNTY SCHOOLS.

 

WALKER-PETERS-LANGDON HOUSE TOUR

Travel through time with a tour of the oldest house in Columbus. The tour consists of over 150 years of Columbus history. Through trained do­cents students learn about the homes and the families who lived there.
Limit: 50 students. Length: 1 hours. Grades 3- 12. 

Tours may be cancelled or rescheduled due to weather.

 

HISTORIC DISTRICT DRIVING TOUR

Full driving tour including the Columbus Historic District, the High Uptown area and parts of the Black Heritage Trail. Driving tour may be shortened by touring the original city only.
Limit: 1 bus. Length: 1 hours. Grades 3-12.

 

BLACK HERITAGE TRAIL

Full driving tour of the Black Heritage Trail. Possible stops may include touring the Liberty Theatre, St. James Church and Porterdale Cemetery.

Limit: 1 bus. Length: 1 hour. Grades 3-12

 

Download the Our Town books for your classroom!

For more information on our education programs, please contact us! 

Phone: (706)-322-0756
 

Fax: (706)-576-4760
 

Email: hcfinc@historiccolumbus.com

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PHYSICAL ADDRESS

1440 Second Avenue
Columbus, Georgia 31901

MAILING ADDRESS

Historic Columbus
PO Box 5312
Columbus, Georgia 31906

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