Thursday, April 12, 2012

Field Trip: History and Frogs


 Today, we took an all day field trip into Atlanta with another homeschooling family to tour the Swan House on the ATL History Center's grounds. We had to go through the History Center's main building in order to get to the Swan House. The children could not pass up exploring the Civil War exhibit and the Folk Art exhibit before venturing outside.




C8 found a lady bug!




 Catawba Rhododendron

Bridge leading to Swan House

The famed Swan House is one of the most photographed sights in ATL.


Isn't it gorgeous!  ~  The big kids and mommies learned so much about the early 1930's on our tour.

Victorian Playhouse

Chick-fil-A Lunch!

We made an impromptu stop at the GA Aquarium. Poison dart frogs are a favorite! 

More poison dart frogs

I don't remember what this guy is, but we enjoyed observing his suction cup toes!




~Hope

25 comments:

  1. We went to the last homeschool day at the Atlanta History Center. I'd love to do it again!

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  2. We were there on the same day!! Let me know next time you guys come to town...you never know...we might just be there too ;-)
    Or at least can try to schedule it in to be there!!

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