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Things To Do

Interactive activities that let you explore the past.

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Dress Up

New updated versions of our popular dress up activities! See, hear and learn about the unfamiliar clothes people wore throughout American history.

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First Person

Twentieth-century history as told by people who lived it and made it.

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Map to African American Historic Sites

A map of Deerfield reveals historic sites with information on enslaved African Americans in the eighteenth century.

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Now Read This!

Try your hand at reading and transcribing some old and unusual writing.

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Magic Lens

Move the Magic Lens over old manuscripts to reveal what the writing says.

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Video Demonstrations of Early American Tools

Watch these brief videos to learn how tools from the past worked.

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Exploring New England Architecture

Explore New England house styles though history.

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Send an E-Postcard!

Choose a picture from our collection and make an electronic postcard to send to a friend. We have many pictures to choose from; it's fun and easy!

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Make a collection of items from the Digital Collection then place them on one of our chronologies to create your own timeline.


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