“Digging through History: Tools for Teachers”Summer Institute
July 11–15, 2011, is offered by The Independence
Park Institute in Philadelphia, PA.
Explore the historic resources of Valley Forge and
Independence National Historical Parks. The
workshops sessions feature various primary
sources such as an archeological dig and
laboratory, web and digital resources, arti-
fact collections, archival sources, and maps.
“Promises and Paradoxes: African American Life and Experience in
July 18–22, 2011.
In this workshop teachers will
examine African American life and inter-
ests in 18th-century Philadelphia. Learn
more at www.nps.gov/inde/forteachers/index.htm .
Queries may be sent to Jeffrey Collins at
Jeffrey_Collins@nps.gov . Deadline for apply-
ing to the summer institutes is april 30,