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Things To Do

Interactive activities that let you explore the past.

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Dress Up

New updated audio 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.
(Requires the Flash Player. If your browser does not have this, download it from Adobe)

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Map to African American Historic Sites

An interactive map of Deerfield reveals historic sites with information on enslaved African Americans in the eighteenth century.
(Requires the Flash Player. If your browser does not have this, download it from Adobe)

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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.
(Requires the Flash Player. If your browser does not have this, download it from Adobe)

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Objects in the Round

Rotate objects from our collection to see them from every side.
(Requires QuickTime plug-in. If your browser does not have this, download it from Apple

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Video Demonstrations of Early American Tools

Watch these brief videos to learn how tools from the past worked.
(Requires QuickTime plug-in. If your browser does not have this, download it from Apple

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Exploring New England Architecture

Explore New England house styles though history.
(Requires the Flash Player. If your browser does not have this, download it from Adobe)

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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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Chronologies

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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Activities from Turns of the Centuries Exhibit

These interactive activities let you explore objects, pictures and documents featured in our online exhibit "Turns of the Centuries".
(Requires the Flash Player. If your browser does not have this, download it from Adobe)

 


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