Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Join Ford's Edu at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy as we explore the Civil War Washington connections in the place where President Lincoln spent his final afternoon, the Washington Navy Yard. Lincoln spent many hours at the Navy Yard conversing with the Commandant and observing demonstrations of new weapons technology. On April 14, 1865, he toured the USS Montauk, an iron-clad vessel; during the investigation of the assassination, it served as the temporary holding cell for the conspirators.

  • Explore the Navy Yard through a one-mile walking tour
  • Learn about field trip opportunities and how you can bring your students to the museum
  • Take away hands-on activities to use in your classroom

This event is free. Open to alumni of the Summer Teacher Institutes. Space is limited.

The National Museum of the U.S. Navy is located on the Navy Yard base. Attendees will be required to present a government issued I.D. to enter the base. More information about transportation and parking options can be found here.

RSVP by Wednesday, December 4, 2019:

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