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Electronic Field Trips

Electronic Field Trip to Perryville

Echoes of the Civil War in Kentucky
Grade Levels:
30 minutes
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KET Online
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The Battle of Perryville marks the last major attempt of the Confederate States of America to claim Kentucky. Learn how this battle changed this town forever by exploring what happened on that tragic day, October 8, 1862. The field trip includes descriptions of what life was like for soldiers in 1862, reenactments of war, and an archeological dig with high school students. Produced 1999.

Program of Studies
Social Studies: Cultures and Societies, Historical Perspective

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2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule

Explores the site of Kentucky's largest Civil War battle, near Perryville in Boyle County. Designed for upper elementary through high school students, the program includes reenactments of the battle—during which an estimated 7,500 men were killed or wounded—and artifacts recovered by a modern-day archaeological dig. A 1998 KET production.

These videos are also available on Discovery Education.

The schedule listed here includes only airings on the KETKY channel. See the complete Electronic Field Trip to Perryville broadcast schedule for airings on all KET channels.

Related Resource

KETís Civil War in Kentucky web site offers a wealth of suggestions and links to online resources for teaching and learning about the battles fought in Kentucky and the impacts of the Civil War on the stateís history.

Kentucky Academic Expectations

This program relates to the following Kentucky Academic Expectations.

Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

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