Historic Westville

Through its buildings, artifacts, and personal stories, Historic Westville enables groups to learn about the South’s past through experience and observation. Step back in time to the 19th century, and learn to make connections to the 21st century at Historic Westville. Learn about 19th century life through programs that allow groups to see the world through the eyes of a child in Westville with programs focusing on German immigrant Alice Singer, enslaved girl Elizabeth, or merchant apprentice Jacob McCoy. The Pioneer Daily Life allows students and scouts to step into family life on a farm, and participate in activities such as gardening, cooking, candle making, and more. 

Contact Info
Address: 9294 Singer Pond Road, Lumpkin, GA 31815. Stewart County. Tel: 888-733-1850. Website: www.westville.org. Hrs: Thu.-Sat. 10AM-5PM. 

Trip Info
Grade Level: Pre-K-8th. Activity Type: Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Living History Lesson Plan

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned about $15 per month more. ... Continue