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June 12, 2014

Prairie Child program held today at Historical Village

Session is one of two planned for this summer

MT. VERNON — — The first Day in the Life of a Prairie Child session of this summer is being held today at the Jefferson County Historical Village. The next session will take place July 9.

With the program, local children get the chance to experience 19th Century living through a variety of games and activities. Each session lasts from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Included in the sessions are academic lessons like spelling bees and ciphering matches, as well as old-fashioned chores like washing clothes by hand.

Learn more Friday on this site or in the print edition of the Register-News.

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