Grade Range: 4-12Resource Type(s): Web LinkDate Posted: 9/29/2008
This website, hosted by Florida’s Gold Coast Railroad Museum, includes an online exhibition about the Ferdinand Magellan, the only Presidential Railcar built in the 20th century. It is now the only passenger railcar that has ever been designated a National Historic Landmark. Students will learn about an interesting, and relatively unknown, aspect of Presidential life before the existence of Air Force One.
In 1776 Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence on this portable ...
World War II, Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, WW2, United States history, presidency, American history, History, transportation, executive branch, US history, executive, 20th century, chief executive, WWII, presidential, travel, president, 1900, Second World War, world war 2
This powerfully illustrated picture book looks at legendary engineer Casey Jones through the eyes...
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