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Mount Harmon’s School Field Trips
Bring History and Nature to Life

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!

Education Program Facts
March ~ November by appointment.
Cost: $8 per student.
Visit Time: Approx. 4 hours.
Fulfills curriculum requirements.
Picnic lunches welcome.
Click Here for Mount Harmon Virtual Highlights in History Tour
(resource for students, teachers, and families studying early American and Colonial history)

*  *  Education & Discovery Center *  *
Historic Plantation &
Nature Preserve

Expanded Living History Campus & Hands-on Activities

Book Early for Best Dates!

To Schedule a Mount Harmon Field Trip or for more information please e-mail us at info@mountharmon.org


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 and appreciation of our nation’s rich colonial heritage, 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.

Program Components

Education programs

Mount Harmon field trip program components are engaging activities that bring history and nature to life and include choice of 4 activities:

  • Manor House & Colonial Life Student Tour
  • Hearth Cooking & Plantation Life in Colonial Kitchen
  • Colonial Craft Making Activity
  • Guided Nature & History Walk
  • Colonial School
Education Program
Sample Schedule for Field Trip
9:30AM Arrive
9:45AM Station I Manor House Student Tour
10:30AM Station II Colonial Life & Kitchen Demonstration
11:15AM Station III Hands-on Colonial Crafts
12:00PM Lunch Break & Colonial Games & Gift Shop
12:30PM Tidewater Nature Walk or Colonial School
1:30PM Return to Education Center/Visit Gift Shop
1:30PM Depart

* Program is approx. 4 hours (includes picnic lunch break) and can be customized to suit curriculum and scheduling needs.

To schedule your Mount Harmon school field trip and for more information contact us via e-mail at  info@mountharmon.org or call 410-275-8819.