Field Trip Foto Friday: Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park

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This Field Trip Foto Friday happens to be a day late. It is part of my FTFF series and was taken in the 2006-7 school year while we were studying frontiersmen, native American Indians and explorers (Lewis and Clark). My kids were in Third and Fourth grades and we took this field trip with some […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Lower White River Museum

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What could be more fun than touring a turn of the century log cabin with a dog trot? Learning about the pearl industry and seeing how they made pearl buttons? Making your own butter? Seeing a makeshift diver’s tank and imagining yourself in the murky water of a swamp-laced river bottom? Those are some things […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Texas State Railroad

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The Texas State Railroad runs between Rusk and Palestine and is like a walk back in time. The Victorian style depots at both ends of the line and interesting exhibits make you feel as if you stepped back into an age long-gone. The track’s forest surroundings are lovely, and when we took the train with […]