History on the Go

Presented by Centerville-Washington History:

  • 45 minute learning modules
  • Provide learning opportunities about a specific topic
  • Each module is unique to the subject intended
  • Materials, scripts and supplies are included
  • Facilitated by CWH historians in the classroom or can be checked out

Topics Currently Available:


Artifacts, What Is It? 

This learning module explores the various tools used by the settlers of the 1800’s and early 1900’s.  It is an interactive module where participants are asked to observe artifacts, discuss what they are, what they were used for and connect the past with the present using the artifacts.  This module includes a hands-off portion and hands-on portion, in which participants will be able to handle the artifacts and make discoveries.  (recommended for second grade)

(NEW) Investigating Artifacts: Video Editon now available 

(Contact CarrieCWH@sbcglobal.net for video links)

Rockin’ Limestone 

The connection between limestone and our history will be the focus.  Participants will explore the quarries in Centerville-Washington Township using visuals and discuss how these quarries impacted our town.  There will be a hands-on portion in which participants handle and observe limestone.  (recommended for third grade)

Games of the Past 

Participants will experience children’s games of the 1800’s and 1900’s.  This module will begin with a look at the recreation of the early settlers by use of literature followed by a short explanation of games and their history and concluding with an opportunity for participants to play the various games of the past.  (recommended for all ages) 

To schedule or for more infomation, contact: 
Carrie Burns, Education Coordinator 
CarrieCWH@sbcglobal.net or call 937-291-2223  

Centerville-Washington History’s “History on the Go” was partially funded by the generosity of the The Dayton Foundation.