Daniel Webster Birthplace State Historic Site

Dive into the history of orator and statesman Daniel Webster’s early years at the Daniel Webster Birthplace State Historic Site. The site gives groups a look at farm life in the 1700s as well as some of Webster’s experiences during his childhood. The secluded two-room cabin features a fireplace, antique cookware, furniture, and old spinning wheel, a cradle similar to the one Webster slept in as an infant, and more. 
 
Contact Info 
Address: 131 North Road, Franklin, NH 03235. Merrimack County. Tel: 603-934-5057. Website: www.nhstateparks.org. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 
 
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue