Two Great Institutions
One Historic Site
18 Terrific Programs!
Our programs are developed with the Virginia SOLs in mind.
All onsite programs are FREE for student groups of ten or more;
reservations must be made prior to your visit.
For information and reservations for all historic Tredegar education programs, contact Education Coordinator Sean Kane by email or 804-780-1865 x23 to plan your visit today!
Complete Program List:
Ironclads! New Program!
The epic battles between Civil War ironclad ships forever changed the face of naval warfare around the world. Students will explore the roles that sailors, marines, and "powder monkeys” played while serving aboard these technologically advanced vessels. View a PowerPoint presentation of the 1862 battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia (Merrimac) and discover how Richmond and the Tredegar Ironworks were directly involved in this aspect of the struggle.
4th-12th grade, 30 min.
History and Social Science: VS.1, VS.7, USI.1, USI.9, USII.3, VUS.1, VUS.7
English: 4.2, 4.6c