Tuesday, October 10, 2023 – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Eastern
Orange County Community Center, Paoli, Indiana
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.
Topics and Speakers
- Buffalo Trace – David Ruckman, title boundary surveyor and author of Buffalo Trace: The Indiana Wilderness Road
- The Role of Fire – Dan McGuckin, certified forester
- Surveyor’s Snapshot of Indiana in the 1800s – A.J. Ariens, Forest Archaeologist, Indiana Department of Natural Resources
- Cemeteries as a Teaching Tool – Noah Sandweiss, Cemetery Register Coordinator, State Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology
- Indiana’s Railroad History – David Nord, Professor Emeritus, Indiana University
- Interactive Teacher Panel – Glenda Ferguson, former 4th grade teacher at Burris Elementary School
This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.