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The Power Behind Cartoons
Tuesday, October 24
1-3 pm

In 1866 Thomas Nast (1840-1902) sharpened his pencil (pen) and went on the attack of 17th president, Andrew Johnson, whom Nast called King Andy. Learn how Nast’s drawings in Harper’s Weekly influenced politics and the Reconstruction. Program includes a tour of the exhibit and a printing project. Recommended for ages 10 and older. $6 members; $8 non-members. Free for adult chaperones. Pre-registration required for all programs.

 

Roads, Rails, Canals, and Trails
Fourth Tuesday, February-May 2018, 1:00-3:00 pm

Explore transportation technology and New Jersey maps to discover what and how goods were being transported and who was behind the construction that made it all possible. Using primary sources, students learn about the growing ease and speed of transportation that changed American attitudes about what we buy, where we live, and how we live. Families can attend one or all four sessions.

Tuesday, February 27       Trails and Early Turnpikes

Tuesday, March 27            Canals

Tuesday, April 24              Railroads

Tuesday, May 22               Roads, Tunnels and Highways

Recommended for ages 5 to 10 years old. $10 per child, free for adult chaperone.

 

Contact the Museum Educator for details and to register: (973) 538-2404, ext.16 or cwinslow@maccullochhall.org