Learning Kits

The Circus

Grades K-6

The Circus comes to Middlebury, c. 1880-1890. From the Collection of the Henry Sheldon Museum

Travel back to the 19th century through the entertainment of that era.  This kit contains posters, videos, articles, books, primary sources, lesson plans, and more to help your class explore 19th century entertainment in New England and Vermont.  Use our PowerPoint presentation to learn about the history of the circus in Vermont!

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