Homeschooling History — 101

Welcome to our Virtual Homeschooling page

The following are several subjects that relate to the Atwood Museum. The subject matter is mostly geared towards middle and high school students, however, if you are an adult looking to further your education and learn more about the rich history displayed at Atwood Museum, then you’ve come to the right place. Each course includes clickable links along with a pop quiz once you’ve read the material. To access the lessons, hover over the bulleted items, click and enjoy our virtual homeschooling experience!

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Atwood Museum
347 Stage Harbor Road
Chatham, MA 02633

History Course a1 – Captain Joseph Atwood

History Course a2 – Alice Stallknecht

History Course a3 – Rescue of the Pendleton

History Course a5 – WWII Remembering Our Heroes

The following links take you through an historic journey of World War II as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of the war. We start with a few famous speeches during President Roosevelt’s presidency, and then we highlight some of the important dates, battles, leaders, and women that shaped the outcome of WWII. Finally, we end with a tribute to local Chatham heroes. Enjoy!