• Summer Activities for History
    Loudoun County Scavenger Hunt- Contact the Mosby Heritage Area at (504) 687-5578
    www.mosbyheritagearea.org lists of programs and upcoming events in the Mosby area
    www.mosbyrangers.com  biography of Mosby, his rangers, and uniform and equipment
    www.civilwarhome.com/mosbybio.htm  biography about Mosby and other Civil War people
    www.virginiacivilwar.org/education.php   Virginia's 150th Civil War Anniversary website.  Compares the then and now of the war
    www.loudounhistory.org/history/african-american-chronology.htm  timeline from colonial time to the present detailing the African American experience in our area
    www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/undergroundrailroad.htm  all kinds of links to the underground railroad
    www.solpass.org    password: smart    games for all middle school history classes
     
     
     
    Site Visits
    Newseum Museum in Washington D.C.
    National Museum of American History in Washington D.C.
    Holocaust Museum- Washington D.C.
    Spy Museum- Washington D.C.
    National Monuments- Washington D.C.
    Morven Park- www.morvenpark.org
    Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park- www.nvrpa.org/parks/ballsbluff
    Dodonna Manor- in downtown Leesburg, former home of George C. Marshall
    Harpers Ferry National Historical Park-  John Brown's Raid, Civil War, Industrial Revolution, and Transportation Revolution
    Capitol Building- Washington D.C.
    Supreme Court
    National Archives in Washington D.C.
     
     
     
    Suggested Reading
    Journal of C.J. Jackson
    Fever 1793
    Dear America Series
    Boy in the Striped Pajamas
    Diary of Anne Frank
    Ashes of Roses
    Out of the Dust
    Blood on the River
    Liberty’s Voice: The Emma Lazarus Story
    Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, A Civil War Hero
    Wild Women of the Wild West
    Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition
    Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
    Chasing the Nightbird
    Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans
    Jefferson’s Sons
    Saga of the Sioux
    My Name is Not Easy
    World War II (Profiles)
    Breaking Stalin’s Nose
    Terezín: Voices from the Holocaust
Last Modified on June 12, 2012