Historypin: great potential for local history projects

Creating opportunities for students and local residents to explore local history is a great way to learn while creating an appreciation for the places we live. If you are engaged in oral history, historical event research, or any type of project that seeks to create a greater sense of place; you might consider checking out Historypin.

Historypin lets you compare historical images to current Google Maps Streetview images. If you are looking to enhance historically-focused service-learning projects,the short video below might plant a few seeds in your head.

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