Lifelong Learner Program: New York City & Boston

Teachers in DC Shadow

New York/Boston Program

July 18-25, 2020   

Visit two of America’s oldest cities and experience the story of the America from the Revolutionary War, to Ellis Island, to Wall Street, up to September 11. 

Highlights include: 

  • Ellis Islanda 27.5-acre site located just minutes off the southern tip of Manhattan Island, New York. It has been estimated that nearly half of all Americans today can trace their family history to at least one person who passed through the Port of New York at Ellis Island.
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art Examine the influence of art and artifacts at one of the world’s greatest fine art museums.
  • The 9/11 Memorial & Museum Explore the country’s principal institution concerned with exploring 9/11, documenting its impact, and examining its continuing significance and honoring those who were killed in the 2001 attacks is at the heart of our mission.
  • Freedom Trail – Hear the stories of the American Revolution as you explore a unique collection of museums, churches, meeting houses, burying grounds, and parks on the Freedom Trail. 
  • Boston Harbor Cruise – See the best of Boston on this narrated cruise along the waterfront, includes Boston Tea Party Boat and the Old North Church. 
  • Minuteman National Historical Park – See where the Revolutionary War begins with the “Shot Heard Around the World” in historic Lexington and Concord. 
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum – Learn more about our nation’s 35th president, his family, and his legacy at this library and museum dedicated in his honor. 

To enroll in this exciting program or to learn more contact Melissa Williams at 406-774-3484 or mwilliams@closeup.org.