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History center plans educational event

From staff reports

The History Center of Olmsted County will host Hands-On-History School Days, the center's biggest education event of the year, at the center Sept. 20-22.

Hands-On-History will include more than 40 interactive learning stations as well as demonstrations and classes ranging from geology to making goat cheese for children in second through sixth grade. The event is based on regional history and is meant to enhance the standard classroom experience.

Other subjects to be covered include archaeology, rug making, gardening, fur trapping, pioneer games and 20th century radio sound effects.

Advance registration is required and may be completed online after Aug. 1 at www.olmstedhistory.com. The cost is $90 per class of 15 to 30 students, and two adults are required per group.

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For more information, call Cheryl Finnegan at 282-9447.

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