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Hands on Local History

September 7, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Every summer, the Museum offers a weeklong summer camp where children from those going into the second grade to those going into the eighth grade get a chance to learn and experience local history firsthand. Campers have had the experience of making bricks like they did in the 1700’s, sifting through dirt and finding artifacts from the 18 and 1900’s. As well as seeing where Archaeologists find evidence of a building from the 1700’s. They have also seen how difficult it was to load and fire muskets from the American Revolution, and the Civil War. The Children also get to hear from experts like Dr. Lee Anthony about World War I and watch reenactors from the Civil War and the American Revolution. They also learned about the challenge of firing a Civil War Cannon and how loud they were. Campers played with games from the past, including checkers, marbles and Jacob’s Ladder. They learned how AM Radio works and the importance of the programs that Franklin Roosevelt started. They have been able to learn about the environment by learning about local Native Americans and what they would use. The children walk away with knowledge that lasts a lifetime.


September 7, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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