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Digital Programs Fall 2020

Book Your Favorite field trips in a digital format - Ogelthorpe & Tomochcichi, American Indian Cultures & Digging History


Saftey First in the Museum

Heritage Education Programs

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Recess at Massie (Pre-K, Kindergarten)

Play schoolyard games and enjoy recess activities from the nineteenth century. Explore the "suitable yards" where Massie students had recess, now known as the "Historic Girls" and "Historic Boys" Courtyard.

American Indians of Coastal Georgia

​​​​​​Discover the largest collection of Yamacraw American Indian artifacts in the country and the only American Indian Exhibit in Savannah. Examine artifacts that chronicle more than 10,000 years of human history in Georgia.​

Friends of Massie History

Massie School ceased being a public school in 1974 because it was too small to support a viable student population. The school was a cherished institution by many local residents, especially in the downtown area.

Join Friends of Massie

​​Download Friends of Membership Card or click here to fill out the form. If you complete the online form, please make checks payable to Friends of Massie

Massie Awarded Program of Excellence for Programming on American Indian Cultures

Massie Heritage Center was presented the Program of Excellence Award for their programming on American Indian Cultures at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies annual conference

Savannah - An Intelligent Grid

Discover the inspiration behind Oglethorpe’s design for Savannah. Explore the city plan, learn how the city developed, and the city plan's continuing influence on its residents.

Massie Awarded CMA Awards of Excellence

Massie was recognized for the program “Pinching Pottery and Weaving Walls: American Indian STEAM”.

Classically Inspired Architecture

Before exploring Savannah's National Historic Landmark District, discover the influence of Greek, Roman, and Gothic architecture on the city's built environment.

Oglethorpe and Tomochichi (2nd)

A special presentation of the story of Oglethorpe’s legendary journey to the new world from the perspective of a child.

Thomas Jefferson (1st Grade)

Discover the life of Thomas Jefferson, including his childhood, positive character traits, and his many contributions as a politician, architect, inventor, and writer of the Declaration of Independence.

Mound Builders and Fishermen (2nd Grade)

Massie's American Indian exhibit is the focal point of this program. Participants will learn about Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove (Coosaponakeesa), and James Oglethorpe, as they explore the lifestyles of the American Indians of Georgia.

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