Online Exploration of the Place Where Emily Dickinson’s Life Unfolded
Over the course of her life, Emily Dickinson forged her power of creativity and insight in the intimate environs of her beloved home, creating extraordinary poetry that touches the world.
Visitors to the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts, can explore The Homestead where Dickinson was born, died, and did most of her writing. They can also explore The Evergreens, home of the poet’s brother, sister-in-law, and their three children. In an online exploration, students can visit several rooms in the two houses of the Dickinson family. Along the way, they will see photographs and videos of these historic spaces and learn more about how the poet’s life unfolded there.
Museums are a vital part of the American landscape, showcasing the greatest achievements of the human experience—past, present, and future. Visitors remember, discover, and learn in these museums that present the best of our country’s culture, accomplishments, and heritage.
University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education are sponsors of the Stronger Than Hate Challenge, a contest for middle school and high school students across the nation to find inspiration in the stories of survivors of genocide.