Category Archives: History

Capstone History Field Trip: Washington, D.C.

For the past several years, we have participated in an academic co-op with a great group of families. Last year, we took a Capstone field trip to Antietam, Gettysburg, and Harpers Ferry. This year, we took a Capstone field trip … Continue reading

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Homeschool Still Life, December 17, 2012

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The Field Trip Not Taken

Today we’re not going on a field trip. We won’t be touring Appomattox Court House, where General Lee surrendered and America’s Civil War ended. We won’t be with our friends from our homeschool co-op. We won’t be punctuating our study … Continue reading

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Capstone History Field Trip: Civil War

Our homeschool co-op has been studying American history this year, and we ended the year with a Capstone History Field Trip like none other. We camped near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia in The Treehouse Camp at Maple Tree Campground, and … Continue reading

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World War, Too

For decades, my father-in-law, Charles Faulconer, did not talk about being wounded as one of the first Americans to cross the Our River between Luxembourg and Germany on February 7, 1945. This summer, fourteen Faulconers went with him to Europe … Continue reading

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