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School programs at Historic Hudson Valley bring to life the depth and breadth of American history through immersive programs designed for a range of grade levels.

We cover colonial America, the American Revolution, America’s emergence as a new nation, the rise of industrialization, and the development of American Romanticism. Our programs have been designed to align with the New York State Common Core Social Studies Standards.

On-Site Field Trips

March – December

Philipsburg Manor School Program

Inquiry-based programs at our sites encourage historical literacy and create new opportunities for students to engage with social studies.

Locations: Philipsburg Manor and Washington Irving’s Sunnyside; Van Cortlandt Manor coming Fall 2027
Program length: Varies
Price:  $8-9 per student
Group limit: Up to 60-90 students

Virtual Field Trips

January – December 

Join us from anywhere for this multimedia experience, where trained educators  lead students through discussions of complex historical issues, help them analyze primary sources, and introduce critical thinking skills.

Locations: Conducted via Zoom
Program length: 45-60 minutes
Price: $150 per class
Group limit: 3 classes

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