Stories Along the Hudson: Albany Heroes

Unit: Voyage to Albany: A Living History Program

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Destination(s)

Albany Heritage Area Visitor's Center

(518) 434-0405
25 Quackenbush Square
Clinton Ave. & Broadway
Albany, NY 12207
http://www.albany.org/visitors-center/

Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence

518-432-4432
194 Livingston Avenue

Albany, NY 12210
WWW.UndergroundRailroadHistory.org

Irish American Heritage Museum

(518) 427-1916
370 Broadway

Albany, NY 12201
http://www.irishamericanheritagemuseum.org

County

Albany

Grades

7th Grade

Author

Kerri Evers & Erin Lewis, Albany City Schools; Carol Ann Margolis & Christine Garretson Persans, Albany Visitors Center

Summary



Students synthesize information gathered during the trip and previous lessons. They also conduct research using oral histories gathered from modern immigrants in the Albany region. Then they practice analyzing and interpreting information gathered, comparing and contrasting it to information about past inhabitants of Albany. Each activity can be used alone, adapted, or expanded. More Overview