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This site was useful because it gave background history of the Borden Milk Factory. It also discussed the significant contribution condensed milk had on the war as well as the county’s economy.

"Boscobel History." Welcome to Boscobel. Web. 07 Oct. 2011. .

This site was useful because it gave the history of the Boscobel Mansion Restoration as well as provided images within the mansion.

"Historic Sites / History Putnam County." Hudson River Valley New York Directory. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. .

This site described Manitoga for people interested in visiting landmarks in Putnam County.

“Historic Sites & Landmarks in Putnam County." Visit Putnam County - Where the Country Begins. Web. 07 Oct. 2011. .

This site provided a breakdown of all the important sites to see in Putnam County. It categorized it by the different towns within the county.

"Hudson Valley Ruins: West Point Foundry by Rob Yasinsac." Hudson Valley Ruins by Tom Rinaldi & Rob Yasinsac. Web. 05 Oct. 2011. .

This site provided information on the history of the foundry as well as the reserve today. It also provided pictures of the grounds.

"The Revolutionary War." Constitution Island. The Constitution Island Association. Web. 07 Oct. 2011. .

This site provided detailed history about Constitution Island and how it was once a part of the Revolutionary War and then became home to the famous author Susan Warner.


  1. Itinerary & Brochure ( Anita & Kim)

The Half Moon Tourist

Your travel guide to the Hudson River Valley

Volume 1: Putnam County



Getting tired of the hustle and bustle of the city that never sleeps? Are you the type that enjoys learning about the history of our state? Do you enjoy the beauty of nature and the peace and tranquility of the countryside?

If you answered yes to all of these questions, then take a look inside!

We have put together a 5 day/4 night itinerary for the ultimate getaway. This trip has all the amenities to ensure a romantic escape with that special someone. So where are you going?

The beautiful Putnam County!

Not too far from the city lies a place where peace, relaxation, and antiquity will consume you. Filled with antique villages, historical sites, cultural gems, divine restaurants, and romantic inns, Putnam County is the place to go to get away…




Welcome to Putnam County, the ultimate escape!

Day 1/ Night 1: Welcome to the Garrison!
The Garrison
2015 Route 9 at Snake Hill Road

Garrison, NY 10524

Telephone: 845. 424. 3604

www.thegarrison.com

Enjoy panoramic views of the Hudson River on this 300-acre property located in the Hudson Highlands. Each room is dressed in warm relaxing colors to emphasize an atmosphere designed for relaxation. Disappear into lush down comforters overlaying 700 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. Each king size bedroom has an attached marble and mosaic bathroom with a walk in steam shower. Sound tempting? Escape now at the Garrison.


From New York City, Rockland County and New Jersey via Palisades Parkway
» On New Jersey side of George Washington Bridge, take Palisades Parkway North
» Palisades Parkway North to the Bear Mountain Bridge
» Cross Bear Mountain Bridge; at end of bridge make left onto Route 9D North
» Travel approximately 5 miles (through one traffic light)
» After Post Office (on left), turn right onto Snake Hill Road
» The Garrison’s side entrance is approximately 1.5 miles on the left

Alternate route from New York City
via Sawmill River Parkway
» Take West Side Highway to Henry Hudson Parkway North to Sawmill River Parkway North
» Exit 26; Taconic State Parkway North
» Exit Route 9A/100 North (The Garrison is approximately 25-30 minutes from this point)
» Route 9A merges with Route 9 North; continue on Route 9 North
» At intersection of Route 403, continue straight on Route 9 North

» The Garrison’s main entrance is approximately 2.5 miles on the left


11:00 a.m. Check in to the Hotel

First Stop: Boscobel Mansion

Those who favor the American decorative arts will enjoy touring Boscobel Restoration in Garrison, a Federal-style mansion with a charming rose garden and entrancing river views.



Please see Guidebook for more information on Boscobel Mansion



Directions from the Garrison to the Boscobel Restoration:

  1. Start out going north on Coleman Rd toward US-9 / Albany Post Rd.

2.  Turn slight left onto US-9 / Albany Post Rd. Valley Restaurant is on the corner

3. Turn right onto Snake Hill Rd / CR-11. Snake Hill Rd is just past Travis Corners Rd. *If you reach Stone Ridge Rd you've gone about 0.4 miles too far

4. Turn right onto RT-9D.

5. 1601 ROUTE 9D. Your destination is just past Belle Ln. *If you reach Inverugie Ln you've gone a little too far



12:00 p.m. Join us for the Sandwich, Salad, and Sights Tour at Boscobel Mansion for a delightful and refreshing lunch on the picnic grounds.

1:00 p.m. You will be guided on a house tour of the mansion. Relish in the architecture, art, and furniture as you make your way around. This tour is approximately an hour and a half long.

2:00 p.m. Join us in the Rose Garden for a Champagne in the Rose Garden Tour. Enjoy crisp champagne and light hors d’oeuvres amongst the beautiful landscape at Boscobel.

After your visit to Boscobel you will return to your room and change into comfortable attire for a mid afternoon yoga session.


4:00 p.m. Meditation and Pranayama class

Embark on your spiritual journey as you step into a zone of tranquility. This class is designed to connect you to your soul and seep you into a deep relaxation.

After Yoga, you may freshen up in your hotel room. Dinner is to follow.

6:30 p.m. Dinner Reservations at the Valley at the Garrison

Join us for a delectable meal at the Valley. The Valley uses fresh picked produce from its own farm and creates exquisite dishes brought directly to your table. The menu changes seasonally and so you will truly get a taste of Putnam County this time of year. The relaxing country atmosphere of the dining room makes you feel right at home.



Day 2/ Night 2:

7:00 a.m. Please enjoy a light complimentary breakfast in the lounge featuring omelets, bagels, an array of muffins, fruit, and much more.

8:00 a.m. Please select one spa treatment from the following list. Upon check-in the day before, you will notify to concierge of your choice. Your spa treatment will be at 8:00 a.m. in the Spa at the Garrison and will last for 1 hour. Please arrive 10 minutes early for preparation.

Spa Treatments (Please select one per person)

Body Wrap

Facial

Swedish massage



Traditional Massage

Hot Stone Massage

Aroma Massage

Manicure/Pedicure Combo



11:00 a.m. Checkout of the hotel

12:00 p.m. Brunch at the Tavern

(Located in the Highlands Country Club)

Telephone: 845 424 3254

Located in the Highlands Country Club, The Tavern has been raved about in all of the local magazines and newspapers for its cozy and quaint atmosphere and decadent cuisine. All ingredients are fresh and locally grown.


Directions from the Garrison to Highlands Country Club


  1. Head south on US-9 S/Albany Post Rd toward Rte 9 Spur

  2. Take the 1st right onto County Rd 11/Snake Hill Rd (About 3 mins)

  3. Turn left to stay on County Rd 11/Snake Hill Rd (About 2 mins)

  4. Turn left onto New York 9D S

Destination will be on the left: About 2 mins
2:00 p.m. Check in to the Bird and Bottle Inn
The Bird and Bottle Inn

1123 Old Albany Post Road (Route 9)

Garrison, New York 10524

Telephone: (845) 424-2333

www.thebirdandbottleinn.com

Enjoying the warm antique feel of Putnam County? Step back in time to The Bird and Bottle Inn where you will be dining and staying overnight. Cozy up in the dining room as you enjoy warm heartfelt meals on wooden tables surrounding the fire place. You will have a choice of which room, detailed with a different theme, you would like to dine in. Enjoy the extensive wine list this Inn boasts. After dinner, step upstairs in to your cozy colonial style bedroom that is filled with Putnam County charm. This Inn is truly an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.



Directions from the Tavern to the Bird and Bottle Inn

  1. Head northeast on New York 9D N toward Beckwith Ln


  2. Turn right onto County Rd 11/Snake Hill Rd (About 2 mins)

  3. Continue onto Philipse Brook Rd (About 2 mins)

  4. Turn right onto Coleman Rd/Frazier Rd (About 1 min)

  5. Turn right onto US-9 N/Albany Post Rd (About 3 mins)

  6. Turn right onto Indian Brook Rd

  7. Turn left

Destination will be on the left

3:00 p.m. Take a tour of Manitoga: The Russel Wright Design Center

The tour will last approximately an hour and a half. Please dress comfortably as there will be some hiking during the tour.



Russel Wright was one of the best known designers in the US in the first half of the 20th century. A modernist who believed that one's personal space should be personal, Wright supported nonconformity. At the apex of his career, he left New York City and moved his base of operations to Garrison. It was here that he created a unique home and designed landscape, Manitoga.


Please see Guidebook for more information on the Russel Wright Design Center

Directions from the Bird and Bottle Inn to Manitoga

  1. Head southwest toward Indian Brook Rd

  2. Turn right onto Indian Brook Rd

  3. Slight right to stay on Indian Brook Rd

  4. Turn left onto US-9 S/Albany Post Rd (About 1 min)
  5. Take the 1st right onto Indian Brook Rd (About 3 mins)


  6. Take the 2nd left to stay on Indian Brook Rd (About 1 min)

  7. Turn right onto Beverly Warren Rd

  8. Take the 1st right onto New York 9D S/Bear Mountain-Beacon Hwy

Continue to follow New York 9D S

Destination will be on the left

About 7 mins

After the tour, return to the hotel and freshen up for dinner






6:00 p.m. Dinner Reservations at the Bird and Bottle Inn

(Upon check-in, you will be shown the choices of dining rooms you wish to dine in)


Enjoy a variety of dishes artfully prepared by Douglas Gardner of the French Culinary Institute of New York City. Exquisite dishes are prepared with only the freshest ingredients grown by our local farmers.
After dinner, you will receive a complimentary bottle of Champagne with lush strawberries coated in the finest Godiva chocolate, sent up to your room for a romantic evening in.

Day 3/ Night 3:

8:00 a.m. Enjoy a country breakfast in the Tap Dining Room before you pack your things to check out of the hotel.

10:00 a.m. Check out of the Bird and Bottle Inn

Our Next Stop in Putnam County: Cold Spring


Become part of a historic village as you enter a world of antique shops and cozy cafes. Everything is in walking distance and makes you feel like you have stepped back in time!

Foundry Dock Park

Located just off of the Cold Spring train station parking lot.

Telephone: 845 473 4440


Directions to Foundry Dock Park

From intersection of Route 9 and Route 301, take Route 301 west for 2.6 miles to intersection of Route 9D at traffic light. Proceed west on Route 301/Main Street for four blocks; turn left on Lunn Terrace to end; turn left on Market Street. Park entrance on right. Free weekend parking adjacent to the train station. By train, exit Cold Spring station.



10:30 a.m. Arrive at Foundry Dock Park

Foundry Dock Park is a beautiful atmosphere right on the riverfront. Trails around the park allow you to look at the beautiful plants and wildlife that are indigenous to the area.



11:00 a.m. Kayak Launch to Foundry Cove

What better way to view the beautiful Hudson Highlands than to go for a kayak trip in the Hudson River. You will be on a kayak tour that will guide you to Foundry Cove. This will give a deeper look in to the West Point Foundry when you visit it later this day. Life Vests are provided.



1:00 p.m. Lunch at the Foundry Café

Telephone: 845 265 4504

After your two hour kayak excursion, we know you have worked up an appetite! You and your partner will have lunch at the local Foundry Café which is a four minute walk from Foundry Dock Park. Head northeast on Lunn Terrace towards Forge Gate Dr. Turn right on to Main Street and it is located at 55 Main Street on the right.

2:00 p.m. Visit to the West Point Foundry Preserve

After lunch, you will return to Foundry Dock Park. You will take the walking trail to the West Point Foundry Reserve. When you get to the West Point Foundry Preserve, you will receive a tour of the grounds and only remaining building of the West Point Foundry. Enjoy history and nature as you hear about the West Point Foundry and its contributions to our country. As your tour guide will request, please stay on the marked trails. The tour will be approximately one hour long.


For more information about the West Point Foundry, please see the Guidebook.



3:00 p.m. Take the walking trail back to Foundry Dock Park

3:30 p.m. Check in to the Hudson House

The Hudson House: A Country Inn

2 Main Street

Cold Spring, NY

Telephone: 845.265.9355

www.hudsonhouseinn.com
Step back in time with us to old antique Cold Spring as you dine in the gem of Putnam County: The Hudson House. Located in the village of Cold Spring, on the serene waterfront, you will marvel in the sweeping views of Storm King Mountain, the mighty Hudson River, and West Point. Enjoy the delicacies and spirits Cold Spring boasts here at the Inn. You and your honey do not even have to worry about who will have to unbuckle their pants and sober up for the drive home because you will also be staying at the Hudson House Inn. Cozy up together for a romantic evening in one the suites with a view of the river!
After you get settled in to your room, take a walk around the waterfront and the antique shops along the streets in Cold Spring. You will truly get the small town feel and be in a place where you can relax and enjoy the company of those around you!



6:00 p.m. Dinner Reservations: The River Room at the Hudson House.

What better way to dine than with a view of the majestic Hudson River? This river boat atmosphere will make you feel like you are the guest of a ship traveling along the beautiful Hudson. Along with an extensive wine list, you will be presented with culinary masterpieces that will leave you stuffed, yet still asking for more!


Day 4/ Night 4:

11:00 a.m. Check out of the hotel

11:30 Brunch at the Cold Spring Café

Telephone: 845 265 9471

Local artwork and country cupboards make you feel right at home in this quaint café that offers a variety of breakfast delights and delicious coffee to get your day started!

Directions from the Hudson House to the Cold Spring Café

You have two options: You make take the Trolley down Main Street or you can take

a short drive.


  1. Head southwest on NY-301 W/Cold Spring-Carmel Rd/Main St toward County Rd 10/Fishkill Rd. Continue to follow Main St. Destination will be on the left. (About 3 mins)

  2. 129 Main St Cold Spring, NY 10516


12:00 p.m. Check in to the Pig Hill Inn

Welcome to a historic bed and breakfast that truly embodies the essence of relaxation and romance. The rooms are decorated with antique pieces and include warm fireplaces and a jetted Jacuzzi tub. Once you go to your room, you won’t want to leave!



Directions from the Cold Spring Café to the Pig Hill Inn

  1. Head southwest on Main St toward Garden St Destination will be on the left

  2. The Pig Hill Inn

73 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516


12:30 p.m. Leave the hotel to go to Constitution Island

1:00 p.m. Tour at Constitution Island: approximately 2 ¼ hours long.

For more information on Constitution Island, please see the Guidebook.



Directions from the Pig Hill Inn to Constitution Island

  1. Head northeast on Main St toward Rock St (About 1 min)

  2. Turn right onto New York 9D S/Chestnut St. Continue to follow New York 9D S (About 13 mins)

  3. Slight right onto US-202 W/US-6 W/Bear Mountain Bridge Rd. Continue to follow US-202 W/​US-6 W. (About 3 mins)

  4. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto US-9W N (About 4 mins)

  5. Exit onto Main St (About 4 mins)

  6. Continue onto Thayer Rd

  7. Turn right onto Williams Rd

  8. Take the 1st right onto Ernst Rd. Destination will be on the right

4:00 p.m. Return to the hotel and relax in your room before dinner.

6:00 p.m Dinner at Le Bouchon

Telephone: 845 265 5349

This unique Brasserie offers guests a warm and romantic dining experience, with great cuisine served in a romantic dining place that features a bustling fireplace and scenic views. The menu features decadent French dishes coupled with an extensive wine list.

Hotel Pig Hill Inn

You will be staying in the Tranquility Room which is designed for romance and relaxation! This room features a four post canopy bed, a roaring fireplace, and a two person Jacuzzi. Enjoy views of scenic Cold Spring right from your bed!


Day 5:

9:00 a.m. Breakfast on the garden terrace

Enjoy and assortment of coffees, teas, homemade baked goods, pastries, and much more as you dine in the garden filled with lilies and irises.



10:00 a.m. Check out of the hotel

11:00 a.m. Tour of Southeast Museum to see the Borden Milk Factory exhibits

Please see Guidebook for more on Borden’s Milk Factory as well as Southeast Museum



Directions from the Pig Hill Inn to the Southeast Museum

  1. Head northeast on Main St toward Rock St (About 4 mins)

  2. Continue onto NY-301 E/Cold Spring-Carmel Rd. Continue to follow NY-301 E (About 23 mins)

  3. Turn right onto County Rd 47/NY-301 E/Carmel-Kent Cliffs Rd. Continue to follow County Rd 47/​NY-301 E. (About 2 mins)

  4. Turn right onto Gleneida Ave (About 1 min)

  5. Slight left onto US-6 E/Brewster Ave/County Rd 35. Continue to follow US-6 E (About 7 mins)

  6. Turn right onto County Rd 53/N Main St. Continue to follow N Main St. Destination will be on the right (About 1 min)

1:00 p.m. Lunch buffet at Jaipore


Telephone: 845 277 3549



Enjoy the tastes of India in this overloaded spread with something for everyone!

Directions from the Southeast Museum to Jaipore

  1. Head east on Main St toward Wilkes St

  2. Turn right onto NY-22 S/US-202 W/Brewster Ave/E Main St. Continue to follow NY-22 S/​US-202 W. Destination will be on the left. (About 4 mins)

2:30 p.m. Depart for return to NYC

Directions from Jaipore to NYC

  1. Head south on NY-22 S/US-202 W/Brewster Ave toward King Ln. Continue to follow US-202 W. (About 5 mins)

  2. Turn left onto NY-116 E (About 2 mins)

  3. Turn right to merge onto I-684 S toward White Plains Passing through Connecticut Entering New York (About 22 mins)

  4. Merge onto Hutchinson River Pkwy S (About 9 mins)

  5. Continue onto Cross County Pkwy (signs for George Washington Bridge) (About 4 mins)

  6. Take the Saw Mill Pkwy S exit on the left toward New York City
  7. Keep left at the fork and merge onto Saw Mill Pkwy S (About 2 mins)


  8. Continue onto Henry Hudson Pkwy (About 1 min)

  9. Continue onto New York 9A S Partial toll road (About 4 mins)

  10. Take exit 14-15 on the left for Riverside Dr toward Geo Washington Br/Cross Bronx Expy/I-95 (About 1 min)

  11. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for I-95/G W Bridge/Riverside Dr S and merge onto Riverside Dr

  12. Slight right to merge onto Interstate 95 Lower Level S/George Washington Bridge Entering New Jersey (About 3 mins)

  13. Take exit 73-74 for U.S. 9W toward NJ-67/Fort Lee/Palisades Pkwy

  14. Turn left onto Fletcher Ave (About 1 min)

  15. Turn left onto Kelby St

  16. Take the I-95 ramp on the left

  17. Merge onto Interstate 95 Lower Level N Partial toll road Partial restricted usage road

Entering New York (About 3 mins)

  1. George Washington Bridge, New York, NY‎

Brochure:





  1. Putnam County Highway Makers (Morgan Moore)














  1. Mockup of highway route markers that will lead to key (Jessica Breslin)











  1. Lesson Plans (Sara Heller)


BOSCOBEL

Overview: Heritage groups/Students will take the Loyalist? Patriot? house tour for 9th through 12th grades. While on the tour, they will fill in the blanks on a worksheet about the history of Boscobel and Dyckman’s Loyalist ties.

Objective: To give students a better understanding of the loyalist perspective

To allow students to see the history of the Boscobel Mansion



Model Being Used: Cooperative Learning, Discovery Learning

Learning Intelligences Used: Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic

Standards:

Social Studies Standard 1: History of the United States and New York use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States and New York.

ELA Standard 1: Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding. PI- Students will select information appropriate to the purpose of their investigation and relate ideas from one text to another.

Materials: House Tour (1 hour), Worksheets (see next page)

Teacher Resources: Boscobel’s School Programs (http://www.boscobel.org/education.html)

Boscobel History (http://www.boscobel.org/history.html)



Procedure:

  1. Distribute worksheets to students
  2. Take tour of Boscobel Mansion


  3. As students tour, make sure they are filling out the worksheets

  4. Collect worksheets, grade them.

  5. Discuss the tour with the class

Name: . Date: .

BOSCOBEL MANSION

  1. What does Boscobel mean?



  1. Boscobel was built between and .

  2. In the 1950’s, the federal government declared Boscobel to be “excess”. What happened to the house at this point? How was it saved?

  3. Boscobel was first open for tours on .

  4. What finding caused redecoration of Boscobel’s interior in the mid 1970’s?

MANITOGA

(RUSSEL WRIGHT DESIGN CENTER)

Overview: Heritage groups/Students will take the hour and a half House, Studio and Landscape Tour. After the tour, they will design their own houses in natural settings and describe them with groups.

Objective: To give students a better understanding of Russel Wright’s ideas on design and the modern design.

Model Being Used: Cooperative Learning

Learning Intelligences Used: Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic

Standards:

Social Studies Standard 1: History of the United States and New York use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States and New York.

ELA Standard 1: Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding. PI- Students will select information appropriate to the purpose of their investigation and relate ideas from one text to another.


The Arts Standard 1: Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts. Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.

Materials: Tour of Manitoga, Paper, Markers, Crayons, Colored Pencils, etc.

Teacher Resources: Manitoga Website (http://www.russelwrightcenter.org/)

Procedure:


  1. Take tour of Manitoga

  2. After tour, ask each group to draw and describe their own idea of a house that is in nature.

FOUNDRY DOCK PARK

Overview: Heritage groups/Students will hike around Foundry Dock Park and observe the buildings that were once used at the West Point Foundry. Afterwards, they will create an advertisement for the West Point Foundry.

Objective: To give students a better understanding of industrialization in the mid-1800s.

Model Being Used: Cooperative Learning, Discovery Learning

Learning Intelligences Used: Visual, Kinesthetic

Standards:

Social Studies Standard 1: History of the United States and New York use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States and New York.

ELA Standard 1: Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding. PI- Students will select information appropriate to the purpose of their investigation and relate ideas from one text to another.

The Arts Standard 1: Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts. Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and participate in various roles in the arts.


Materials: West Point Foundry Information Sheet

Teacher Resources: West Point Foundry information (http://www.historicpatterson.org/PDFs/CivilWar13-24.pdf)

Procedure:

1. Hike around Foundry Dock Park while reading the information sheet.



2. Have the students create advertisements for the foundry describing the products made, significance of the foundry, and benefits of the iron industry.



CONSTITUTION ISLAND

Overview: Heritage groups/Students will tour the Warner House on Constitution Island. They will then write a story based on Anna and Susan Warner’s writing.

Objective: To give students a better understanding of writing in the 1800s.

Model Being Used: Cooperative Learning, Discovery Learning

Learning Intelligences Used: Visual, Kinesthetic

Standards:

Social Studies Standard 1: History of the United States and New York use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States and New York.

ELA Standard 1: Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding. PI- Students will select information appropriate to the purpose of their investigation and relate ideas from one text to another.

ELA Standard 4: Language for Social Interaction. Students will listen, speak, read, and write for social interaction. Students will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions of the English language for effective social communication with a wide variety of people. As readers and listeners, they will use the social communications of others to enrich their understanding of people and their views.


Materials: Tour of Constitution Island, Worksheet, Pencil/Pen

Teacher Resources: Constitution Island Information (http://www.constitutionisland.org)

Procedure:


  1. Tour Constitution Island and the Warner House

  2. Students will write a their own story based on their trip and the writing styles of Susan and Anna Warner.

Name: Date: .

Constitution Island

You have now toured the Warner home on Constitution Island. On the following pages, write your own story based on our trip utilizing some of the writing styles Susan and Anna Warner used in some of their writings.

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SOUTHEAST MUSEUM

Overview: Heritage groups/Students will tour Southeast’s Museum. They will be asked to complete a scavenger hunt in groups based on the exhibits in the museum.

Objective: To show student’s the historical importance of the town of Southeast.

Model Being Used: Cooperative Learning, Discovery Learning

Learning Intelligences Used: Visual, Kinesthetic

Standards:

Social Studies Standard 1: History of the United States and New York use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States and New York.

ELA Standard 1: Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding. PI- Students will select information appropriate to the purpose of their investigation and relate ideas from one text to another.

Materials: Tour of Southeast Museum, Scavenger Hunt Worksheet, Pen or Pencil

Teacher Resources: Southeast Museum Information (http://www.southeastmuseum.org)

Procedure:


  1. Tour Southeast Museum

  2. Complete the Worksheet.

Name: . Date: .

SOUTHEAST MUSEUM

While touring the museum, make sure you find the following information. The first letter of each word has been provided for you.

  • What different railroad companies have run in the area?

    1. H

    2. P

  • What groups of people were working in the mines?

    1. S
    2. I


    3. H

    4. I

  • What interesting new business was brought to Southeast in the 1930’s?

    1. C

  • What did the New York Common Council decide to create on the Croton River?

    1. D

  • By 1855, how much of New York City’s milk was from Putnam County?

    1. T

Website links to all websites that you can find about your county.

  1. Website to all links of our county

http://www.putnamcountyny.com/

http://www.visitputnam.org/

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyputnam/

http://www.hvwebtv.com/putnam.html

  1. Group Works Cited

American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Web. 2 Oct. 2011. .

Blake, William J. The History of Putnam County, N.Y.: with an Enumeration of Its Towns, Villages, Rivers, Creeks, Lakes, Ponds, Mountains, Hills, and Geological Features : Local Traditions, and Short Biographical Sketches of Early Settlers, Etc. New York: Baker & Scribner, 1849. Print.

"Borden's Milk." Welcome to the Southeast Museum. Web. 01 Oct. 2011. .

"Boscobel Has Something for Everyone « The Latest on the Hudson Valley and the Catskills." The Latest on the Hudson Valley and the Catskills. Web. 06 Oct. 2011. .

"Boscobel History." Welcome to Boscobel. Web. 07 Oct. 2011. .

"Boscobel Home Page." Welcome to Boscobel. Web. 09 Oct. 2011. .

"Boscobel Home Page." Welcome to Boscobel. Boscobel House and Gardens. Web. 06 Oct. 2011. .

"Historic Sites / History Putnam County." Hudson River Valley New York Directory. Web. 03 Oct. 2011. .

“Historic Sites & Landmarks in Putnam County." Visit Putnam County - Where the Country Begins. Web. 07 Oct. 2011. .

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