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Heritage Museum Hopes School Field Trip’s The First Of Many

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Posted: November 21, 2012

Volunteer Wayne Angleberger shows a Civil War-era .58-caliber Remington Zouave rifle to Alyssa Kelley Tuesday during a visit by Mountain View Elementary School fourth-graders to the Heritage Museum in Dayton. About 80 students visited the museum as part of their history curriculum. “It’s nice to see all of the artifacts and hands-on materials,” teacher Justine Shelley said. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Fourth-grade teacher Jeff Miller and student Alondra Santiago, 9, examine a hand-carved walking stick and cane, part of the folk art studies exhibit at the Heritage Museum in Dayton, during a visit by Mountain View Elementary School students on Tuesday.
Shenandoah Valley Textile Guild member Donna Robinson (right) shows students dyed yarn near a spinner’s weasel with guild member Nancy Voas.

DAYTON — Heritage Museum officials hope Tuesday’s visit was the field trip breakthrough they’ve been after.

About 80 fourth-grade students from Mountain View Elementary School visited the…



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