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History Detectives is a hands-on artifact discovery program. Students learn the terms artifact, historian, and museum as they examine objects from our collection. Wearing curatorial gloves, students work together to discover the object’s use and place it on a timeline. For grades K – 8.
Through a generous grant from the Athens Foundation, historical period educational materials are available for loan at no cost from the Southeast Ohio History Center.
These “History Boxes” are plastic, damage resistant containers with removable lids and are small enough to be carried by the average person.
The boxes contain items such as; artifacts, books, clothing, music, photos and lesson plans for each of the following categories:
Teachers, home educators, libraries and other organizations can check out these history boxes free of charge for a one week period.