Between Fences: Educational Resources
Private ownership of land would be an abstract concept. But fences are more than functional objects. They are powerful symbols. The way we define ourselves as individuals and as a nation becomes concrete in how we build fences.
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Want to know more about the history of fences in America? Check out this complete listing of books and other materials for adults, children, and everyone in between!
Get the scoop on all the ways you can teach American history with these specific lessons, extracted from the teacher's guide, and created especially for this Museum on Main Street exhibition.
Created especially for the Between Fences exhibition, the full teacher's guide, along with National Teacher Standards, goes in depth to explore this little-known topic in American History.
Take this cool scavenger hunt with you to the exhibition, or get ideas about turning objects and history into search and find adventures.