Saturday, May 23, 2015

Zachary Historic Village

In April, we went to the Zachary Historic Village for a hands-on learning experience on how life was back over 100 years ago.



Some of the groups from the different days that was we scheduled…

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One room schoolhouse

(Here they learned how the kids of different ages learned together in one room along with the different limit supplies that were available to them.)


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The Barn

(They learned about how wagons, shucking corn, grinding corn into grits and corn meal, etc.)

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The Backyard

(The kids learned how they had to pump their own water for washing their clothes, hang them to dry on the clothesline, the outhouse, mowing the yard with a manual mower, etc.)


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The Farmhouse

(They learned how the homes were much smaller yet could hold many people, high ceilings for ventilation, iceboxes instead of refrigerators, sharing a room, bathing in a tub with a water pitcher, portable potty in the room, etc.)


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