New York State

Historic Huguenot Street

Go back in history, with living interpretations of what life was like throughout the ages on multicultural Huguenot Street. Tour 7 historic stone houses, a reconstructed 1717 Huguenot Church, archeological sites, and a Burial Ground that dates back to the time of the very first settlers. Younger visitors can embark on the Colonial Kids program and dress up in colonial clothes, play colonial games, and experience using quill pens. Older groups can explore the historic sites as they learn about 18th century “learning & leisure,” family life, and even French culture and how it influenced Huguenot Street.
Contact Info
Address: 81 Huguenot St., New Paltz, New York 12561. Ulster County. 845-255-1889. Email: Website: Hrs: Thurs.-Tues. 10AM-4PM.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Cost: Fee..
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Language Arts/English, 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