Educators Outreach Programs
Going to Texas: Immigration to the Lone Star State Traveling Trunk
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This trunks artifacts are reproductions and contains dress-up items and iconic items that identify key players such as a coonskin cap for Davy Crockett and a reproduction Bowie knife for Jim Bowie along with supplemental materials like DVDs, books and lesson plans.
The Civil War in Texas
The Civil War trunk contains artifacts that reflect the importance of cotton to the southern economy, a reproduction homespun Confederate uniform, soldier's bag with hard tack and items he would have carried with him, and items that speak to the hardship of the Civil War on the home front in Texas along with supplemental materials.
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Texas in the Twentieth Century
The Indians of Texas
Ranching Traditions of Texas
Life on the Frontier
This trunk has actual artifacts such as branding iron, a sad iron, a rug beater, etc. that show what life was like for pioneer settling the frontier. It is on of our most popular trunks with both teachers and students.
Going to Texas: Immigration to the Lone Star State
Bringing the Museum to the Classroom
In conjunction with the Bandera County Independent School District, the Frontier Times Museum offers a series of eight Texas History Traveling Trunks that can be borrowed for the classroom. Each trunk is design to compliment the classroom curriculum and encourages students to learn Texas history through a variety of interactive activities.
Each trunk contains hands-on artifacts, books, and suggested lesson plans and activities to help facilitate the use of the trunk. The trunks can be checked out for a two-week period on a first-come, first-served basis with a completed request form and $25 refundable deposit. For additional questions or to arrange a loan, contact us at 830-796-3864 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Indians of Texas Traveling Trunk