2020 Ghana Trip

THIS TRIP HAS FILLED.  WE ARE ACCEPTING A WAITING LIST.  Please email Sherri Immel to have your name(s) placed on the waiting list:  sherri.immel@lawrence.edu.

Please join Claudena Skran, Edwin & Ruth West Professor of Economics and Social Science and Professor of Government on a trip to Ghana to explore nature, history, and culture in Accra, Cape Coast, Kumasi and Akosombo.  The trip will take place February 29 - March 12, 2020.

Ghana photo

The tour will feature:

* Independence Square
* Black Star Arch
* Government Buildings
* Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum
* National Museum and Sculpture Garden
* University of Ghana
* Tour of Cape Coast Castle and Elimina Castle
* Kakum National Park
* Cape Coast to Kumasi
* Tour of Volta Dam
* Mount Afadjato

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2020 Heritage of America Trip

Please join Jerry Podair, Professor of History and American Studies at Lawrence University on the Heritage of America trip, which will take place on September 6 - 14, 2020. Smithsonian







Celebrate America’s rich and varied heritage on an in-depth tour of the eastern United States featuring essential landmarks and incredible vistas. First stop, Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, view the Liberty Bell and see Independence Hall. Walk the hallowed battlefield at Gettysburg and tour the National Military Park & Museum. Enjoy a choice between visiting President Eisenhower’s home (a National Historic Site) or a walking tour of historic downtown Gettysburg. Stop in quaint Harper’s Ferry, then travel along the famous Skyline drive for amazing views of the Shenandoah Valley. Visit the presidential estates of Washington’s Mount Vernon and Jefferson’s Monticello. Tour some of Colonial Williamsburg’s 88 restored historic buildings and dine in a traditional tavern. Learn about the American Revolution at Yorktown and explore the outdoor living history museum, including a re-created Continental Army encampment and Revolution-era farm. Explore the countless treasures of the Smithsonian Institution with your choice of visiting the National Air and Space Museum or the National Museum of American History. Tour Washington, D.C.’s National Mall and view the moving World War II Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Korean War Memorial. Visit Arlington National Cemetery.

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