Create Your Own Interpretive Trail or Exhibit

Objective: Illustrate the process of creating interpretive material or an exhibit for archaeological data.  

The Ludlow Tent Colony Site Map
The maps on the
Colorado Coalfield Digital Atlas
The object photographs in the
Teach Ludlow CO's Object Image Gallery


Create a small exhibit on a topic surrounding the Colorado Coalfield War (e.g. immigration, labor, the violence of the strike, material culture of the strike). 

    1. An introduction to the exhibit or an introductory panel
    2. Three sections that highlight your theme
    3. 5-10 object labels
    4. Any pictures that you feel adds to the content of your exhibit

Present your exhibit or interpretive text to your class.  

For an example of an exhibit on the Colorado Coalfield War, see the exhibit page on
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