Friday, June 02, 2006

On the Oregon Trail

Fourth Graders Pulling Home Made Covered Wagons across Veterans Park, Oldtown Sherwood.
About 300 Middleton School Fourth Graders logged a round trip journey of six miles today, probably more than half their parents could have done pulling a heavy load behind them. (Even our ancestors used oxen!) The purpose was to get a better understanding of what it was like to travel the Oregon Trail. The trek is an annual event sponsored by Sherwood Schools, with the Sherwood Heritage Center as a major stopover.
Fourth Graders learning how to handle tools of a long gone generation. Their diligence proved that if they had to survive this way again, they would master these ancient crafts in a hurry.

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