The 2014 Oklahoma Civil War Teachers’ Institute, set for July 16th through 18th, 2014, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
The OHS will host the Teachers’ Institute to explore the war’s impact on Indian Territory as part of the Civil War Sesquicentennial 150th Anniversary Commemoration that will be observed through 2015. Conference participants will visit important landmarks of the war, including Fort Gibson Historic Site, Honey Springs Battlefield, the George M. Murrell Home, and more. Facilitators for the event include educational staff from the Oklahoma Historical Society and Northeastern State University. Oklahoma teachers will explore non-traditional classroom civil war experiences, as well as field trips, interactive activities, and other items to share with students.
Teachers will each receive an extensive resource kit with classroom activities and lesson guides. The cost for the program is $100 per person and includes all materials and meals. A limit of fifteen Oklahoma teachers will be selected on a first come, first served basis. Apply online or call (918) 456-2751 for more information.