Bush-Holley House Museum

Founded in 1931, the Greenwich Historical Society strives to preserve the history of the colonial era and the Revolutionary War. Your group will be in for a historical adventure as history comes to life through interactive educational programs! In the “Patriots vs. Loyalists: The American Revolution” program, groups will role play as Patriots and Loyalists during the time period to debate issues and events that led to the war. Groups will also see some artifacts from the Revolutionary War. Other educational programs include activities such as dressing up in colonial clothing, examining colonial artifacts, discussing the portraits in the Bush-Holley House, and more. 
 
Contact Info 
Address: 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT. Tel: 203‑869‑6899. Email: agreco@greenwichhistory.org. Website: www.greenwichhistory.org. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 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