In late October, beautiful fall foliage and a crisp breeze welcomed hundreds of homeschool families to the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton. Parents and students learned about the different countries from which the early settlers came–places such as Ireland, England, Germany, and Africa. Each group brought their own ways of farming and their own customs to America. The museum trip was a great learning adventure to go back in time and see how these early settlers struggled to carve out a life in the Shenandoah Valley.

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  1. Davene says:

    I recognize my boys in a few of those pictures! :)

    That was a GREAT field trip–one of the best we’ve had as a homeschooling family. Thanks so much for organizing it!

  2. Patti says:

    What a great place! It will be on our field trip list for next year. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Carrie says:

    Our family had a wonderful time that day! I really appreciated the way the museum staff gently encouraged my shy children to help them flip a cheese fritter or cut noodles. Thank you, HEAV for organizing this event!