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Unit: Colonial Albany: Everyday Evidence

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Destination(s)

Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site

(518) 434-0834
32 Catherine Street

Albany, NY 12202
http://nysparks.com/historic-sites/33/details.aspx

Albany Institute of History & Art

518-463-4478
125 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY 12210
www.albanyinstitute.org

County

Albany

Grades

7th Grade

Author

Stephen Linehan, Albany City Schools, & Erika Sanger, Albany Institute of History & Art

Summary

This is the second pre-visit lesson before visiting the Albany Institute and Schuyler Mansion. Designed to help students get to know actual people who lived in Albany 200 years ago, this lesson will five students a better understanding of everyday life. The lesson uses a web site dedicated to colonial Albany. The study of specific Albany residents includes birth and death records, employment, family size, neighborhoods, and similar everyday household information. More Overview