City of Industry

Investigate the Industrial Revolution through the lens of Springfield’s industrial past. Topics include transportation history, innovation and the role of immigration upon the growth and development of cities. Travel through the Wood Museum of Springfield History and discover why Springfield attracted talented ‘movers and shakers’ of their time and introduced the world to discoveries and products that are still used today such as Milton Bradley who once owned a printing shop in downtown Springfield.

Grades 9-12
Program length 1 to 1 ½ hours.
Capacity 30.