Category Archives: K-12 education

UW American Heritage Center Receives IMLS Grant to Digitize Primary Sources for Wyoming History Day Students

The AHC has received $180,000 from the IMLS CARES Act Grants for Museum and Libraries to be spent over two years. The funds will assist us in supplying primary sources to middle and high school students competing in Wyoming History … Continue reading

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Elementary School Children Visit the American Heritage Center

The AHC had a great time on March 7 hosting grades K-6 from Carbon County School District #2.  The Oregon Trail was the featured topic.  All of the students, teachers and parent chaperones were treated to a tour to begin … Continue reading

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Wyoming Students Earned Honors at National History Day Contest

After months of intensive research and success at district- and state-level competitions here in Wyoming, sixty Wyoming students presented their projects at the annual National History Day Contest held at the University of Maryland Campus in College Park, Maryland June … Continue reading

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From the Director*

There is a hoary business adage that customers are much more likely to complain when they are unhappy than they are to praise when they are happy.  Imagine my pleasure, then, in reporting that I have not received a single … Continue reading

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AHC Hosts Teaching American History Grant Workshop

The American Heritage Center and the Cowboy Coalition from Natrona County School District recently collaborated on a three-day teacher workshop designed to demonstrate the use of primary documents in the teaching of American history and government in grades 4-12.  The … Continue reading

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