Gettysburg National Military Park announced that the Eternal Light Peace Memorial will undergo upgrades to the natural gas lines inside the memorial during the next few weeks. What will that mean for visitors heading to Gettsyburg this month?
This October marks the 170th anniversary of Edgar Allen Poe's death and also the 170th anniversary of the publication of his famous poem "Annabel Lee," published just two weeks after his death. Richmond, Virginia is home to the Poe Museum where visitors have access to the most comprehensive Poe collection in the world. But did you also know that the museum is also home to two black cats? Read on for more information about this uniquely fun museum in the historic city of Richmond.
Teachers, Administrators, and Program Leaders now have the opportunity through November 15, 2019 to nominate students in grades K-12 for the Student and Youth Travel Assocation's (SYTA) Youth Foundation's Road Scholarship. Learn more about this opportunity to assist student travelers in financial need.
Tour groups visiting the National Air and Space Museum in D.C. this fall should be aware of a few updates due to renovations to the museum. Be sure to check out what galleries are temporarily closing and which of your favorites will still be open during renovations this fall.
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Most teachers love being in the classroom and watching our hours of lesson planning come to life. But the most meaningful teaching moments for me have been outside of the classroom walls on school trips.
While we know how meaningful these experiences are for the kids, teachers often have to prove the value of a class trip.
Here is an exclusive look at the six newest portraits being added to the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. this November!
More than ever, students need their teachers to be strong advocates for the value of experiential learning. To prepare for a discussion with administration about an educational trip, it helps to understand potential concerns and to be prepared to answer challenging questions.
Topics: Trip Leader Tips
The TSA has designated September 25th as National "If You See Something, Say Something" Awareness Day.
The campaign works with partners year-round to inspire, empower and educate the public on suspicious activity reporting. The campaign has identified indicators of terrorism-related suspicious activity - and urges us all to learn the signs and learn how we can all play a role.
Topics: Airport Travel
A new special exhibition is opening this weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. The exhibit is set to give visitors a glimpse into the lives of soldiers in both the American and Irish Revolutions through the artwork of artist Richard St. George.
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