Monday, April 30, 2012

Thursday, May 3
4th Grade Field Trip
Latta Plantation

Program on: Soldiers of the American Revolution
This program examines the times and lives of the soldiers in the American Revolution, from 1775 to 1783. Discussion on the political, social, and military aspects of the War for American Independence will also be explored. An interpreter will be in historic time period apparel and will demonstrate the life of a soldier through living history presentation that includes camp life, military equipment, uniforms, medicine, food, and military tactics. The loading and firing of a Brown Bess Musket, used by the British as well as the American Patriot, will be included in the demonstration.

We will also take a tour of the house and do candle dipping.

Children on the Wildcat meal plan will be provided a picnic lunch.
Others need to pack a brown bag lunch and drink.