United States History Tours



The Conversation at Weehawken tour outlines the geography and events of the famous Hamilton-Burr duel of 1804 which left Hamilton dead.

Idea for Implementation: "The duel" as its called is a great tidbit of American history. This tour can really help students understand the events that took place on that fateful day in 1804. You can emphasize points such as the close proximity of various events show how small New York City was at the turn of the 19th century.




A student in Mr. Heinrich's History class at Greater Johnstown High School in Johnstown, PA created this tour highlighting the major events of the Civil War. A big thanks to GJSD for sharing.

Idea for Implementation: Following the path of the Civil War while instructing on major battles provides excellent visual literacy. Students will see the rise and fall of the Confederate States of America.



This tour highlights the major events of the American Revolution. Start in Lexington and end in Yorktown. It is split into paths for the northern and southern campaigns.

Idea for Implementation: Following the path of the American Revolution while instructing on major battles provides excellent visual literacy. Students will see the transition from the northern campaign to the southern campaign.



This was the pilot tour. Ian's favorite historical figure is submarine inventor, David Bushnell. Check it out and learn something new.

Idea for Implementation: August 30 is David Bushnell Day in the state of Georgia. Introduce your students to a new historical figure.



The Life of George Washington. This tour follows Washington's life from his birth in Virginia colony, his service in the Continental Army, his presidency, and finally his retirement to Mount Vernon.

Idea for Implementation: Biographical tours are great for self study. They provide a framework for student research.



This tour highlights the major events of the American Civil War. Start at Fort Sumter and end at Appomattox.

Idea for Implementation: Following the path of the Civil War while instructing on major battles provides excellent visual literacy. Students will see the initial push north and the response that led to the South's ultimate defeat.



The Life of Abraham Lincoln. This tour traces Lincoln's rise to the presidency and tragic death.

Idea for Implementation: Biographical tours are great for self study. They provide a framework for student research.



The Life of Teddy Roosevelt. Bully! Follow Roosevelt from New York, to Cuba, to the White House.

Idea for Implementation: Biographical tours are great for self study. They provide a framework for student research.



The Life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This tour outlines the political career and personal life of FDR.

Idea for Implementation: Biographical tours are great for self study. They provide a framework for student research.