Discovery Through Trash School Program

Sep 27
11:00am to 12:00pm

During this one hour experience, students view and discuss 18th century artifacts uncovered in the excavation of the Carlyle House. Students investigate the objects use and purpose within the Carlyle Family and learn how artifacts found in everyday household trash, paired with 18th century primary source documents, opens a window into the lives of people in the past. The program also discusses where the artifacts may have been found and how they would have been used by the Carlyle family and the enslaved workers. (SOL: VS.1, VS.4, USI.5c).  Appropriate for 3rd - 6th grade students.  One adult/two children is required.

This program will be held outdoors on our covered Magnolia Terrace. COVID-19 procedures will be in place during the program. Space is extremely limited and reservations are required. Call 703-549-2997 or email to find out more and to reserve your spots.

$2 per child, Adults - Free