K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

Field trip opportunities in Richmond County

The Bostick Schoolhouse
Visit a restored 159 year old restored one-room school house near Ellerbe, North Carolina to learn how students were taught in the 19th century.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Discovery Place KIDS—Rockingham
Children CAN be a firefighter, a chef or an inventor, build a castle, create a masterpiece or fix a car. The can visit a farm, experiment with science or explore the great outdoors at the new Discovery Place KIDS in Rockingham, North Carolina.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame
The railroad industry has always been important to the town of Hamlet and the museum celebrates this history. The Railroad Passenger Station is registered as a Historic Landmark and is said to be the most photographed station in the eastern United States.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge
Located in Anson and Richmond counties of North Carolina, the diversity of habitats and management programs supports a broad range of wildlife species, including over 168 birds, 49 amphibians and reptiles, 28 mammals, and 20 fish species.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Rankin Museum of American and Natural History
This wonderful museum has artifacts from Native American tribes, a Civil War exhibit, farming tools of days gone by, and exhibits of North American animals and fossils.
Format: article/field trip opportunity

Learn more about Richmond County

4-H members from Millstone 4-H Camp touring Sandhills Refuge
4-H members from Millstone 4-H Camp touring Sandhills Refuge
In this black and white photograph, a 1950s Chevy truck is heading down a dirt road toward the camera. Its back end is filled with a couple dozen kids posing for the camera.
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Antebellum North Carolina
Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the antebellum period (1830–1860). Topics include slavery, daily life, agriculture, industry, technology, and the arts, as well as the events leading to secession and civil war.
Format: book (multiple pages)
Autumn at Hinson Lake in Richmond County
Autumn at Hinson Lake in Richmond County
Autumnal trees glow vibrantly along the shore of Hinson Lake in Richmond County, North Carolina.
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Bostick Schoolhouse
Bostick Schoolhouse
This is a picture of a restored one-room schoolhouse. The building is made of unpainted brown wooden clapboards. There are two doors, one at the front of the building and one at the side. There are two large double-hung windows on the side of the building...
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Diary of a planter
In Antebellum North Carolina, page 2.3
Excerpt from the diary of Henry W. Harrington, Jr., a plantation owner in Richmond County, North Carolina. Includes historical commentary.
Format: diary/primary source
Commentary and sidebar notes by L. Maren Wood and David Walbert.
Hamlet Historic Depot
Hamlet Historic Depot
This historic depot has been moved and renovated and has become the anchor of the city of Hamlet, North Carolina. It is the only Victorian Queen Anne depot in North Carolina. The two story building has two major wings which join at a round lobby entrance....
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Lily pads at Hinson Lake in Richmond County, NC
Lily pads at Hinson Lake in Richmond County, NC
These are lily pads at Hinson Lake in Richmond County, North Carolina.
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The Pee Dee River
The Pee Dee River
This is the Pee Dee River. The Pee Dee runs through southern North Carolina into South Carolina. Anson and Richmond Counties in North Carolina maintain the Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge, which supports a broad range of wildlife species, including over 168...
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The Sandhills Ringers performing in Richmond County
The Sandhills Ringers performing in Richmond County
These are the Sandhills Ringers performing in Richmond County, North Carolina.
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Teaching about North Carolina American Indians
This web edition is drawn from a teachers institute curriculum enrichment project on North Carolina American Indian Studies conducted by the North Carolina Humanities Council. Resources include best practices for teaching about American Indians, suggestions for curriculum integration, webliographies, and lesson plans about North Carolina American Indians.
Format: book (multiple pages)
Train depot in Rockingham, NC
Train depot in Rockingham, NC
This is a train depot in Rockingham in Richmond County, North Carolina.
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