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2019 Bicentennial Summer Institutes

View the complete list of locations, dates, and workshop descriptions for all our 2019 summer sessions below. Registration for our 2019 sessions is open until January 18, 2019.

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June 10-13, 2019

Grades 3-6: Legends and Stories of Native and African-American Cultures
Poarch Creek Community Center, Atmore

Grades 3-6: Sharing the Stories of Northwest Alabama
Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, Florence

Grades 10-12: Social Justice and Civil Rights in the Cotton Kingdom
Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery

Grades 10-12: Mobile Remembers World War II
History Museum of Mobile, Mobile

Grades 10-12: Cultivating America's Story: The History of Alabama Through the Heritage of the Black Belt
University of West Alabama, Livingston


June 17-21, 2019

Grades 3-6: Where the River Meets the Mountains: Voices from Appalachian Alabama
Scottsboro Chamber of Commerce, Scottsboro

Grades 3-6: Our Stories: The Heart of Who We Are
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

Grades 3-6: Voting with Our Feet
Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery

Grades 3-6: Mobile: Telling Our Stories
University of South Alabama, Mobile

Grades 3-6: Our Roots Run Deep: Digging Up Alabama's Rich Farming Heritage
Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan


June 24-27, 2019

Grades 3-6: Learning About Alabama Through the Arts
Tuscaloosa Public Library, Tuscaloosa

Grades 3-6: Telling Alabama's Story: A Community Perspective
NPS Selma Interpretive Center, Selma

Grades 3-6: Alabama's Longleaf Pine: A Closer Look
Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center, Andalusia

Grades 3-6: Mines, Mills, and Mules in Shelby County and the Surrounding Areas
American Village Rotunda, Montevallo

Grades 10-12: Small Town Voices of Alabama
Eufaula Carnegie Library, Eufaula


July 8-11, 2019

Grades 3-6: Alabama: Celebrating our People, Places, and Stories
EarlyWorks Children's History Museum, Huntsville

Grades 3-6: Racing Through the History of Talladega County
Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind, Talladega

Grades 10-12: Alabama's Constitution Through Citizens' Eyes and Voices
EarlyWorks Children's History Museum, Huntsville


July 15-18, 2019

Grades 3-6: The Three C's: Alabama and the Creek War, Cotton, and Civil Rights
Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, Auburn

Grades 10-12: Using Our Stories to Understand Our Place
Jacksonville State University Inservice Center, Anniston