Stanley-Whitman House

Enter the world of Colonial New England at this ca. 1720 National Historic Landmark house. Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of Farmington’s local history and the role Farmington citizens played in the forming of U.S. history, examine artifacts and primary resources, and develop positive attitudes toward museums and libraries. Content-rich programs such as Open-Hearth Cooking and archaeology activities use research and primary materials to teach history to groups. Gardens from two centuries, allow learners to examine and imagine the pleasures and challenges of English gardeners in the new world. College-level lectures are also available. 
Contact Info
Address: 37 High Street, Farmington, CT 06032. Hartford County. Tel: 860-677-9222. Email: Website: Hrs: Vary. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Same-Day Booking? No. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee. 

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