Getting from Here to There: The Story of the Buffalo Trace Teacher Workshop

Save the Date for our 7th Indiana’s Historic Pathways teacher workshop. Geared toward 3rd, 4th & 5th grade teachers and interested members of the public, this workshop will introduce the story of Indiana’s unique Buffalo Trace to attendees through speakers, lesson plans, and a teacher panel about innovative classroom learning ideas.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Dubois County Museum, Jasper, Indiana

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The cost to attend is $10 and includes lunch and materials. We will pay a substitute teacher stipend up to $75 for the first 15 teachers to register and request one. To request a stipend, email after completing your registration.

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Register via phone by calling 812-464-1989 or 800-467-8600. Use registration code HSI101-001.


9:00 – 9:15          Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:15 – 9:30          Welcome and Introductions

9:30 – 10:00       Native Americans and the Buffalo Trace – Cheryl Munson, Research Scientist, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University

10:00 – 11:00     Teacher Panel and Idea Session

11:00 – 11:15     Break

11:15 – 12:00     Mapping the Buffalo Trace  –  David Ruckman, Surveyor and author of Buffalo Trace: The Indiana Wilderness Road

12:00 – 12:30     Lunch

12:30 – 1:15       Indiana’s Military History along the Buffalo Trace – Frank Doughman, Superintendent, George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

1:15 – 2:00          All About Bison – Red Frazier Farm Managers

2:00 – 2:15          Break

2:15 – 2:45          Postal Route History – John Bauert and Vince Ross, Indiana Postal History Society

2:45 – 3:00          Wrap Up and Door Prizes

This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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