Monroe County Historical Association

Stroud Mansion Museum & Library • Stroudsburg, Pa.


COLONIAL AMERICA TOURS

This tour is appropriate for students in grades 3-9 who are studying Early American History. It includes visits to the Colonial kitchen (shown in photo), the Stroud room, and an activity appropriate to the grade and subject.

Photo: Volunteer Pat Scully explains 200-year-old cooking implements in the Colonial kitchen of Stroud Mansion.

Costumed guides present the Stroud Mansion as it was when the Stroud family resided there. Students will discover how families met basic needs in a Colonial American community. They will explore how settlers met the need for food, clothing and shelter by adapting to their environment and changing it.

Students will make connections with the founding family of Stroudsburg, as well as the national leaders and events of Colonial times. Students will explore the past in hands-on activities, using artifacts of the time period.

Tours may be scheduled Tuesday through Friday, between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

STUDENT TOUR FEES:
$5 per student for
MCHA-sponsor schools/districts
$6 per student for non-sponsoring schools

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