Community History and Architecture

Long Island Traditions offers this program to grades 6-12. The program focuses on research and writing skills that examine settlement patterns and traditional architecture of Long Island. Field trips and slide shows that examine a community’s architecture are also developed. Long Island Traditions released a teacher resource guide examining the following subjects:

  1. Researching traditional and vernacular architecture
  2. Framing methods, windows and door designs
  3. Native American architecture
  4. African American slave and freedmen housing
  5. English and Dutch farm and barn design
  6. Home-based and general stores
  7. Windmills and grist mills
  8. Places of worship

To purchase this guide, click here. Price is $10 including shipping and handling.

To read a teacher review of the guide, click here.

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