Trouped trunks are presented by volunteers at your site for a fee of $5 per showing. Because items are often passed among students, group size may not exceed 35 students. Presentations last 30 to 60 minutes. Grade levels shown in parentheses
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Enjoy early toys, including wooden whistles and tops, wagons and cars, dolls, blocks and marbles.
Discover how people traveled using the skid, wagon, sailboat, and helicopter.
Greensboro’s Jewish Heritage (K-8)
Witness the growth and impact of Greensboro’s thriving Jewish community from the arrival of the Cone brothers in 1894 to the present. Discover Jewish life and culture, customs and holidays.
School Days (1-4)
Imagine visiting a one-room schoolhouse with teacher Miss Lina Porter during the 1870s.
North Carolina Native Americans (3-5)
Find out about local Native American life through clothing, food, weapons, games and crafts.
Daily Life in Early America (3-5)
Discover how the first settlers came to Guilford County, built their homes, worked and played.
African American Success Stories (3-8)
Identify African Americans from Greensboro who have influenced the history of our city, state and nation.
Famous People of Guilford County (3-8)
Recall the lives of pioneer David Caldwell, First Lady Dolley Madison, Governor John Motley Morehead, writer William Sidney Porter (O. Henry) and educator Charles Henry Moore.
The Doctor’s Bag (4-8)
Examine old-fashioned medical instruments and learn about health practices and treatments from the past.
Revolutionary Guilford (4-8)
Understand the struggles and sacrifices of Guilford Patriots by examining the causes they supported, the heroic deeds they accomplished and the equipment they used.
World War II (4-8)
Investigate the service and sacrifice of Greensboro’s greatest generation on the homefront and overseas during WWII.