What did pioneer school children have for lunch?
Kids can learn all kinds of old-fashioned lessons at a Hands on History session next month.
The series, led by volunteers from the Brown County Historical Society, teaches children ages 8 to 12 what life was like more than a century ago. It takes place at the Pioneer Village in downtown Nashville, which includes an authentic log cabin, a working blacksmith shop, a smokehouse, a doctor’s office, a community building and a log jail.
Recently, students learned about Native American dance and song and drum- and flute-making, and sampled “Zuni Stew.” Earlier this year, they learned about gardening, tree identification, chores, covered wagons and ice cream-making.
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Cost: $5 per child
Location: Brown County History Center and Pioneer Village, downtown Nashville
Remaining in series: Early school days Sept. 14, harvest Oct. 19.