Man in colonial costume showing a rifle to students
Man in colonial costume showing a rifle to students

Child drawing on a sheet of paper with a basket of crayons
Child drawing on a sheet of paper with a basket of crayons

Children examining something in the gardens
Children examining something in the gardens

Man in colonial costume showing a rifle to students
Man in colonial costume showing a rifle to students

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Learning Opportunities at London Town

Whether you’re a teacher with a class of students, a homeschool parent, a family, or a single adult, London Town has many great ways to learn about history and horticulture.

 
 
 

Which Are You?

Adult or Family?


Adult Group Tours We offer history and garden tours for groups of interested adults. Public Programs From small workshops on gardening to large public festivals, we offer a number of fun events throughout the year.




Researcher?


History and Research Want to know more about the history of London Town? Dig deeper into each period (colonial, almshouse and modern) and learn more about different facets of our site. William Brown House Virtual Tour Explore the c.1760 William Brown House, a National Historic Landmark People of London Town Explore the colonial residents of London Middle Passage UNESCO Site of Memory Historic London Town and Gardens joins more than thirty other sites in the United States as a “Site of Memory” associated with the UNESCO Slave Route Project. Digital Maryland This project is a collaborative, statewide digitization program of the Maryland State Library Resource Center and Enoch Pratt Free Library. Its mission is to facilitate the digitization and digital exhibition of the historical and cultural documents, images, audio and video held by Maryland institutions. Historic London Town and Gardens has a collection of digitized images and manuscripts from the archives. If you choose to use any of these records for your work, please let us know! Joan Cass Beck Collections This library is a collaborative effort between the Anne Arundel County Public Library, Historic London Town and Gardens, and the Anne Arundel County Lost Towns Project. The collection includes materials dealing with archaeology, material culture, costumes, foodways, and colonial history. All of the books are reference books and therefore may not be check out, but you can come and enjoy the beautiful setting of London Town and do your research!




Student or Teacher?


Either in person or online, we have many ways to connect with students. Field Trips We offer history and nature programs in alignment with national and state standards. Virtual School Tours Watch short videos about Colonial Maryland shot here at London Town. A teacher guide includes supplemental activities. Homeschool Programs We host monthly, themed programs aimed at homeschooled students ages 6-12. Learning at London Town We host monthly, themed programs aimed at students in virtual school ages 6-10. Traveling Trunks If you can’t come to us, let us come to you! We have a series of Traveling Trunks with objects and lesson plans to bring the hands-on learning of London Town into your classroom. William Brown House Virtual Tour Explore the c.1760 William Brown House, a National Historic Landmark. Interactive Children's Storybook A collaborative effort with UMBC and Anne Arundel County Public Schools.