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TN History for Kids

Fall Retreats

The Andrew Johnson mansion in Greeneville

Tennessee History for Kids is holding fall retreats in all three Grand Divisions!

The East Tennessee event will take place on Wednesday, October 2, at the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville.

Much of the Battle of Franklin occurred at Carnton

The Middle Tennessee fall retreat will occur on Wednesday, October 16, at the Carnton Plantation/Carter House in Franklin.

The West Tennessee event will take place on Wednesday, October 30, at the Discovery Center of America in Union City.

Each event will run from 8:30 to 3:30 (local time). Each retreat will feature fascinating standards-based presentations on Tennessee's statehood era; newspaper advertising and slavery in Tennessee; the Civil War in the Volunteer State; the passage of the suffrage amendment and the Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee.

Each will also include a detailed tour of the venue at which it is being held.

Discovery Park of America is the site of the October 30 THFK fall retreat.

The events target teachers in grades 4, 5, 8 and 11. All teachers who attend will receive a certificate showing six hours of professional development as well as sample Tennessee History for Kids booklets.

Registration is only $25 per teacher, and includes lunch!

Click here for a flyer about the event and here for the registration form.

See you there!

A THFK inservice in March 2019
A THFK fall retreat in October 2017
There will be free posters and sample booklets at the fall retreats!