Engaging Curriculum-Based Programs
in Early American & Colonial History
Voted “Favorite Field Trip”
Come & Time Travel at Mount Harmon ~
one of Maryland’s most beautiful historic sites!

Field Trip Program Facts:

Cost:  $8 per student and chaperone.

Fulfills curriculum requirements. Picnic lunches welcome.

Suggested time frame 4 hours

Programs can be customized to suit curriculum and scheduling needs

Specializing in Elementary School Student Groups

Home School Groups & Family Groups Welcome

Mount Harmon Sample Field Trip Activities

  • Plantation Walking Tour or Manor House Tour
  • Hands-on Colonial Crafts
  • Hearth-Cooking demonstration in Colonial Kitchen
  • Guided Nature Walk
  • Colonial Life: Clothes, School & Trades
  • Spinning & Weaving Demonstration
  • Colonial Games

Sample Field Trip Activity Schedule

Activity 1 Manor House or Plantation Walking Tour
Activity 2 Hands on Colonial Craft
Activity 3 Hearth Cooking Demo in Colonial Kitchen
Activity 4  Guided Nature Walk

Parking, check in, and gift shop at visitor center.

Gift shop open during lunch with fun and educational items.

Click Here for Sample Field Trip Schedule.

To schedule your field trip e-mail us at info@mountharmon.org.

Or call Mount Harmon at 410-275-8819.

Click Here for Mount Harmon Virtual Highlights in History Tour

Click Here for Mount Harmon Exhibits About Colonial & Tobacco Trade

(resource for students, teachers, and families)

Click Here to submit payment online for school field trip.

(note school field trip in description, and total in price per unit)

Many thanks for following our leave no trace guidelines.

Student activities may be photographed for promotional purposes.

Participants in Mount Harmon field trips give their permission for photos to be used for promotional purposes.

We look forward to welcoming you to time travel at Mount Harmon!


Education ProgramProgram Objectives

  • To enable students to learn first hand about an 18th century plantation in a pristine Tidewater setting little changed by time.
  • To instill in young people an understanding of our nation’s colonial history, and how individuals and societies have changed over time.
  • To support classroom units on early American, Colonial, and Tidewater History, with engaging activities that deepen classroom objectives.
  • To instill an appreciation and understanding of the Chesapeake Bay and it’s historic role in agriculture, trade, and commerce.
  • To teach the importance of understanding and preserving the past and historic sites like Mount Harmon; and to make these lessons current to students today.

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