Ethan Allen Homestead

The Ethan Allen Homestead, historic home of Vermont’s founder, offers spectacular scenery, riverside picnic areas, and a genuine slice of 18th-century life. All educational programs include a guided tour of Ethan Allen’s reconstructed homestead, hands-on museum exhibits, and a multimedia presentation in the recreated 18th Century Tavern. In addition, groups may pick one enhanced educational activity, following Vermont educational standards and administered by trained Museum staff. Activities include The Life of a Colonial Child, The Seignurial System, Colonial Botany, The Colonial Economy: Bartering and Trading, Colonial Politics: The Town Meeting, From Rebellion to Revolution, and The Land: Then and Now.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 1 Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington, VT 05408. Chittenden County. Tel: 802-865-4556. Email: info@ethanallenhomestead.org. Website: www.ethanallenhomestead.org. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES: 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