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Timeship for Kids

Timeship,the Museum’s publication about real Cape Ann people from all time periods, is distributed to appropriate grade levels throughout the community free of charge. Past issues can be downloaded here:

Timeship for Kids - White-Ellery House, Fall 2013    Timeship for Kids - Virginia Lee Burton     Timeship for Kids - Garden     Timeship for Kids - Ice


WHITE-ELLERY HOUSE - The White-Ellery House (1710) witnessed the growth and development of families, Cape Ann and more broadly the United States. Read on to learn about the White-Ellery House’s three hundred year history.

VIRGINIA LEE BURTON - Have you read the Caldecott Medal winning book The Little House? Did you know that the author and illustrator Virginia Lee Burton lived right here on Cape Ann? We recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of Virginia Lee Burton's birth. Let us take the opportunity to learn more about her life and legacy in this special Timeship edition. Learn all about this inspiring Caldecott Medal winning children's book author and illustrator.

GARDEN - Have you noticed the beautiful gardens all over town this summer? Since the first people inhabited Cape Ann, gardens have lined our shores.

ICE - Ice has always been a part of New England winters. Whether in the form of a frozen pond, a slippery sidewalk, or an icicle hanging off the window, if it's cold outside, chances are there is ice to be found.

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