This House

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Reference Materials
Date Posted: 10/21/2008

Students will learn the history of the house that stood at 16 Elm Street in Ipswich, Massachusetts for over 200 years, how it was saved by community members, and how it came to live at the National Museum of American History. Also included is a timeline of all of the inhabitants from 1757 to 1961. This educational resources is part of the online exhibition, Within These Walls.


National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

World History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

Instructional Strategies