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North Carolina Mountains to the Sea Trip Historical Structures Produced by: Susan Higdon, John Harrington, Jenn McBrayer, and Cheryl Fuller
Grade 8 Social Studies
Goal 8: The learner will evaluate the impact of demographic, economic, technological, social, and political developments in North Carolina.
8.4: Access the importance of regional diversity on the development of economic, social, and political institutions in North Carolina.
Question of the Day:
What role did the historical structures (homes) play in North Carolina’s history and how did they contribute to the unique character of our state today?
Complete a venn diagram of two of the following structures showing their similarities and differences.
After viewing historical structures and completion of the chart ,we will then have a whole class discussion. This will also be the evaluation component for participating in the discussion stemming from the question of the day.
Teacher’s Note Exploration of historical structures throughout each county in North Carolina could be an expansion of this question/discussion. The teacher could offer extra credit for students furthering and sharing information about other historical structures/homes.
Pack your bags and let’s head out across North Carolina on an awesome adventure from the mountains to the sea! Click on the pictures in the next slides to see interesting information about each location.
North Carolina Road Map Don’t be afraid to take your time and explore the historic homes carefully.
Biltmore Estate in Biltmore, NC www.biltmore.com/
Library in Biltmore House (Try searching for images of the Vanderbilts in the EM Ball archives)
Biltmore Estate Gardens
Biltmore at Christmas
State Capital www.nchistoricsites.org/capitol/stat_cap/tour. htm
Rotunda in the State Capital
Hope Plantation in Windsor, NC www.hopeplantation.org/
Sitting room in Hope Plantation Home, Windsor
An ongoing archaeology project is revealing fascinating information about the lives of Hope Plantation’s slaves.
Tryon Palace in New Bern, NC www.tryonpalace.org
A blacksmith plies his trade at Tryon Palace.
Tryon Palace once served as North Carolina’s capitol and played an important part in shaping the state’s government after the Revolutionary War .
A closer look at Tryon Palace
might reveal some interesting insights
into the economics of the late
Carl Sandburg Home, Hendersonville, NC www.nps.gov/carl/
Sandburg’s writing room
Sandburg’s Living Room
You have traveled across North Carolina from the Mountains, through the Piedmont area, and ended on the Coast of this, “The Tar Heel State.” Thanks for traveling…this adventure ends here, but yours is just beginning…