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    Teaching Youth

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    Telling Stories

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Featured Content
Running:  April 26, 2014—March 2015

The story of Everell Dutton’s life exemplifies the pioneer spirit, dedication of the solider, and richness of the Gilded Age. Through Dutton’s letters, photographs, maps, artifacts, and newspapers, we gain insight into the challenges, work ethics, and vision of man, community and nation.

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Posted:  January 23, 2015

The Award winning exhibit, “General Dutton’s America” is closing on Saturday, February 14. Don’t miss your chance to see this great example of local and national history tied together in a riveting story. If you can’t make it or want to lean more, there will be on-line links available through the virtual exhibit and viewing of the on-line collection.

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our stories, our history
The everyday experiences of ordinary men, women, and children in countless towns and neighborhoods also helped give shape to the past. Local history, family history, and the history of ethnic communities provide avenues into the history of ordinary people and everyday events.
Fay Metchalf and Matthew T. Downey
Using Local History in the Classroom
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