For nearly 250 years, Old North has stood as a beacon of bravery, determination, and hope in the face of challenging times. Because of COVID-19, the gates to our iconic site have been closed to visitors since March 14 and will remain closed for the foreseeable future. As a result, we face a critical funding […]
Whether you’re a teacher looking for lesson plans and activities to continue educating your students virtually, or a parent in search of resources to engage your kids during their time away from school, Old North is here to help! The two downloadable and printable packets below can provide parents, teachers, and homeschoolers with all the […]
Special thanks to Erin Wederbrook Yuskaitis, Co-Director of Education, TJ Todd, Education Manager, and Latoyia Edwards of NBC Boston. A famous landmark in Boston offers a behind-the-scenes tour taking a bold look at slavery in colonial Massachusetts.
Looking for a great new learning adventure for your favorite students? Assemble your best detectives and join us at Old North for “A History Mystery”. This 2-hour exploratory activity invites students to put on their researcher caps; together they will examine documents and images, investigate clues inside the church, and explore grave markers at […]
Slavery and Its Legacies at Old North: Confronting the Past, Envisioning the Future An inside look into how a historic site comes to terms with information that alters its self-identity, its interpretation, and its public face. Speakers: Jared Hardesty, PhD, Associate Professor of History at Western Washington University; Jonathan Chu, PhD, Professor of History at […]