History Day



Day Chairs: Rebecca Collins, Amy Freese, Claudia Barajas


The objective of History Day is to provide an understanding of the history of Brentwood and surrounding areas – including the Native American presence, original land ownership and settlement, Civil War activity, post-Reconstruction and Incorporation. Class members visit historic sites and hear from local experts on various eras of history in our community.

Class of 2017

Cool Springs House

Class of 2016

Visit to Boiling Spring Academy

Class of 2015

Dave and Austin with mastadon bone

Ravenswood Mansion

WSM Tower visit

Class of 2014

Lessons at Boiling Spring Academy

Oiur first view of Ravenswood

Walking down Granny White roadbed


Class of 2013

   Starting the Day with Breakfast at Cool Springs House   

Visit to Frierson-Voorhies Cemetery

Learning About the Civil War Roadbed

Dinner at Mere Bulles


Class of 2012

Visit to Historic Oak Hall

Panel at Towne Centre Theatre

Visit to Boiling Spring Academy with school marm alum, Carole Crigger

Listening to Archaeologist Mike Moore at Cool Springs House

 Class of 2011

Class hears "school marm" Carol Crigger '95 at Boiling Spring Academy

Michelle Contich balancing the books

Civil War historian, Preston Bain '03, with relics display

Class meets for dinner, sponsored by Mere Bulles

Class of 2010



Class of 2009

History Day at Boiling Spring Academy       Boiling Spring Academy


      Giving back on History Day

Class of 2009 at Boiling Spring Academy

Mere Bulles





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