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Plimoth Plantation
Reconstructed houses at Plimoth Plantation, MA

Maybe there are some history museums near where you live that have preserved or reconstructed old log cabins, sod houses, pueblos, or plantation houses with slave cabins. Try to go visit these old houses near where you live.

Directions for building a paper log cabin model
More about North American houses
American public buildings like churches and theaters.

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Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

Professor Carr's PSU page

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Now that the weather's nice, try some of these outdoor activities! How about bicycle polo, or archery for a Medieval Islam day? Or kite flying or making a compass for a day in Medieval China? How about making a shaduf for a day in Ancient Egypt? Holding an Ancient Greek Olympic Games or a medieval European tournament? Building a Native American wickiup?