Monroe County Local History Room & Museum


HUGE North Pole Christmas Village on display at History Room from Nov. 19 - Jan. 18
The “Christmas Mountain” display features over 100 illuminated miniature buildings from the personal collection of the late Joan Cook of Sparta...
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Local History Room receives national award
The Monroe County Local History Room & Museum, recently received the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award of Excellence for its "Monroe County A to Z" exhibit at the 2019 AASLH Annual Meeting in Philadelphia...
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Monroe County Local History Room & Museum

Educational Programs at the Local History Room

"Monroe County ABCs"
Suggested Grade Level: Preschool-1

"A Travel Through Time: A Day in the Life of a Kid in 1880"
Suggested Grade Level: 1-5

"Then & Now: Learning History From Old Things"
Suggested Grade Level: 2-6

"Pack Your Trunk: Immigration to Monroe County"
Suggested Grade Level: 3-6

"Farmer Goes to War: Monroe County in the American Civil War"
Suggested Grade Level: 3-8

"Survivor: Pioneer Farm Life"
Suggested Grade Level: 3-8

"Pioneer Olympics"
Suggested Grade Level: 4-8

"History Detectives"
Suggested Grade Level: 4-8

"Discover Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy"
Suggested Grade Level: 5-8

Monroe County History Educational Programs           Monroe County History Educational Programs