Bring a Society educator to your classroom for a sixty to ninety minute interactive program. Each outreach program is designed to allow students experiences not typical in the classroom and to promote the study of local history. Presentations include hands-on artifacts, primary documents and photographs, games and activities.
Native Americans of Erie County, Pennsylvania
Learn about the Eriez and Iroquois Indians who once lived in this region.
A Journey Through Time A history of Erie through transportation.
The Underground Railroad in Erie County, Pennsylvania
Follow the ‘Drinking Gourd’ to Erie County, a place that served as a vital segment of the Underground Railroad from the 1830s through the 1850s.
From Erie to Pittsburgh in 36 Hours: The Erie Extension Canal
Explore the long lost Erie Extension Canal, from its costly construction to its demise in 1871.
All Aboard! The History of Erie’s Railways
Discover Erie’s early train and trolley systems.
Ethnic Erie: Our Cultural Heritage
Learn about the immigrant families who have come to Erie, city and county, over the last 200 years.
Erie Ghosts & Legends
In the security of your own classroom, we will explain bizarre details of the town’s earliest executions, murder in cold blood, vanishing corpses, the cruelty of fate, and of course, ghosts.
Schedule an outreach program for your classroom for $35 (for a group of 50 students). Call 814.454.1813 x24 for additional information and availability.