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All Aboard for History Camp: Students learn of days gone by


June 27, 2019

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

STEVE LUNDEY portrays a judge on Wednesday at the Iron County Museum in Hurley, and is talking to Justin Somero, defendant, and Kalli Somero, plaintiff, during in the "The Case of the Missing Cow," to teach about the judicial system along with the history lessons as part of the All Aboard for History Camp that was put together by museum volunteers. In the jury box are, from left, Annalena Holmes, Viola Ofstad, Addison Pisco and Isaac Schwartz.


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HURLEY - Area youth started a six-week exploration of area historic sites on Wednesday with the purpose of learning more about what everyday life was like generations before them.

The All Aboard for History Camp is a collaboration among area historic sites for students who have just finished the fourth- and fifth-grade, said Kristin Kolesar, board treasurer of the Iron County Museum and a fifth-grade teacher in Hurley. The camp visits sites through August where kids have the opportunity for hands-on activities, she said.

"This is the first time we...

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