A hands on history lesson


Jim Perry, of Piqua, shows a group of Fort Loramie fourth-graders what pioneers in the Shelby County area would have been using in place of a flashlight. Perry was one of many volunteers that came out to teach Shelby County 4th graders about what life was like for the pioneers who settled the area. Kids learned about hunting, sewing, making apple cider and cooking food the way people did back in the early 1800’s The annual event held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds and called Pioneer Day was put together by the Shelby County Historical Society in partnership with the Shelby County Soil Conservation District.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jim Perry, of Piqua, shows a group of Fort Loramie fourth-graders what pioneers in the Shelby County area would have been using in place of a flashlight. Perry was one of many volunteers that came out to teach Shelby County 4th graders about what life was like for the pioneers who settled the area. Kids learned about hunting, sewing, making apple cider and cooking food the way people did back in the early 1800’s The annual event held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds and called Pioneer Day was put together by the Shelby County Historical Society in partnership with the Shelby County Soil Conservation District.

Jim Perry, of Piqua, shows a group of Fort Loramie fourth-graders what pioneers in the Shelby County area would have been using in place of a flashlight. Perry was one of many volunteers that came out to teach Shelby County 4th graders about what life was like for the pioneers who settled the area. Kids learned about hunting, sewing, making apple cider and cooking food the way people did back in the early 1800’s The annual event held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds and called Pioneer Day was put together by the Shelby County Historical Society in partnership with the Shelby County Soil Conservation District.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_SDN100616PioneerDay.jpgJim Perry, of Piqua, shows a group of Fort Loramie fourth-graders what pioneers in the Shelby County area would have been using in place of a flashlight. Perry was one of many volunteers that came out to teach Shelby County 4th graders about what life was like for the pioneers who settled the area. Kids learned about hunting, sewing, making apple cider and cooking food the way people did back in the early 1800’s The annual event held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds and called Pioneer Day was put together by the Shelby County Historical Society in partnership with the Shelby County Soil Conservation District. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
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