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North Carolina teachers are invited to register for a FREE workshop in Winston-Salem, North Carolina hosted by George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Salem Museum and Gardens. This opportunity has been made possible through the generous support of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust.

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Old Salem Museum and Gardens - Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Join George Washington's Mount Vernon and Old Salem Museum and Gardens for a FREE one-day workshop in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. A Visit from George Washington: Cultural Exchanges in the 18th Century will explore the diverse cultures Washington was exposed to during his 1791 Southern Tour of the new nation. Washington and Moravian experts will highlight Washington's strong belief in religious freedom as a foundation for democracy. Subsequent tours and activities will strengthen teacher classroom practice.


9:30am  Registration and Coffee
10:00am Welcome and Outcomes for the Program
10:15am LECTURE: A Discussion of George Washington's 1791 Presidential Visit to 
North Carolina and His Views on Religious Freedom 
11:30am TOUR: Self-Guided Exploration of the Single Brother's Workshop and the Tavern in Old Salem
12:30pm Lunch (provided) and Resource Overview
1:15pm LECTURE: Moravians, Old Salem, and North Carolina
1:45pm  CLASSROOM APPLICATION: Using Objects in the Classroom
2:30pm TOUR: Self-Guided Exploration of St. Philips African and Moravian Church
4:00pm  Conclusion and Evaluation