Tate House Educational Resources

New England and Portland in the Colonial Era – Osher Map Library and Tate House

Group Size: 40 to 100 students (max of 50 students at each site)
Grades: 3 – 8
Price: $5 per student
Total Length: 3+ hours (90 minutes at each site)
Available: Mid-March – October
Part One: Tour of the Tate House
As the oldest historic house museum in the Greater Portland area, Tate House Museum (1755) offers school programs that help students better understand the social, political, economic, and architectural history of pre-Revolutionary, 18th-century Maine.
Part Two: Colonial Maps and Motivations
Visit the Osher Map Library and learn how the competitors for land in present day New England saw and mapped the landscape and its resources.

To schedule, please email Renee Keul at rkeul@usm.maine.edu or fill out a visit request form.

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