Life and Trade on a Dutch Manor, 1750 -- Philipsburg, Trip 1

Unit: From Barter to Big Business

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Destination(s)

Philipsburg Manor


381 N Broadway

Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
http://www.hudsonvalley.org/content/view/14/44/

County

Westchester

Grades

4th Grade

Author

Gwen Kopeining and Diane Moller

Summary

The objective of this lesson is to understand how trade developed in New York. By visiting a Dutch Manor, as it would have been in the 1750's, students gain an understanding of the times. Ideally, this is the first of two trips.

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