History Matters is an educational program that
tranforms local residents into Otsego County Historians.
for the DRAFT description
Flyer for the May 16, 2017 Walking Tour
Two highly recommended books that every local historian should read:
1. "Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around
You" 3rd Edition
by David E. Kyvig and Myron A. Marty
"On Doing Local History" 2nd Edition
by Carol Kammen
Check Out These Web Sites
Teachinghistory.org is designed to help K–12 history teachers access
resources and materials to improve U.S. history education in the
classroom. It builds on and
disseminates the valuable lessons learned by more than 1,000
projects designed to raise student achievement by improving teachers’
knowledge and understanding of traditional U.S. history. It places history content, teaching strategies, current research and
issues, community building, and easy access to resources at center
stage. The aim is to bring together the many communities involved in
improving history education and professional development for history
teachers, allowing practitioners, historians, administrators, and
history educators to present multiple perspectives, debate current
issues, and work together to improve history teaching in classrooms
throughout the United States.
Link to What
Was There - Put History In Its Place! See old photos
superimposed onto Google Street View for a before and after comparison.
The fade feature is very cool!