Cooke Foundation Grant Boosts Morven Park’s K-12 Civics Leadership Outreach

More than 150 years ago, delegates from Virginia’s Convention of 1861 were tasked with deciding whether the commonwealth would secede from the Union. As part of Morven Park’s “From Many to One” program, sixth graders at Smarts Mill Middle School on Friday were given the same task, putting themselves in the delegates’ shoes to determine the fate of Virginia.

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