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

Cost:  $8 per student and chaperone.

Fulfills curriculum requirements. Picnic lunches welcome.

Leave No Trace & Social Distancing Guidelines.

Masks required inside buildings. Maximum 10 per group.

Programs can be customized to suit curriculum and scheduling needs.

New Modified Pandemic Safe Programs
Customized For Small Student Groups & Families

Specializing in Elementary School Student Groups

Home School Groups & Families Welcome

Mount Harmon Sample Field Trip Activities

  • Plantation Walking Tour & Scavenger Hunt
  • Colonial Craft
  • Colonial School & Games
  • History Quest Nature Walk: Guided Nature Walk
  • Hearth-cooking demonstration in Colonial Kitchen (limit 5 per group)

Sample Field Trip Schedule

Activity 1 Plantation Walking Tour & Scavenger Hunt
Activity 2 Colonial Craft
Activity 3 Colonial School & Games

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

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

(resource for students, teachers, and families)

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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