Posted on 2/2/14

OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/14/13) - Nearly 1,000 students in the Daviess County School District gathered this afternoon to learn a history lesson outside of the traditional classroom.

Pioneer Village hosted the first day of its two-day fifth annual "Patriot Days" this afternoon where students of all ages toured exhibits to learn about colonial life in America.

Sean Dysinger with the Owensboro Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau told SurfKY News he thought it would be neat to have an event where they could put a copy of Constitution in the hands of local students.

Dozens of volunteers dressed up in full costume and sat outside of their cabins and establishments to reenact the ways of life for those during the Pioneer era. Today's guests featured President Abraham Lincoln, as well as a butter and candle maker, plus many more.

According to Dysinger, he enjoys spending time with each of the exhibitors the most.

"They all have interesting stories and they all love what they do," Dysinger said. "It's just a great group of folks to hang out with for a weekend."

Every student who participated on Friday walked away with their own copy of a "pocket constitution" and a first hand look at life during the late 18th century to early 19th century.

The event is open to the public on Saturday. There is a cost for admission.

Evan Gorman
SurfKY News your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

HCCHS High Voltage Dance Team Takes First Place

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/26/15) ― Hopkins County-Central High School High Voltage Dance Team took first place in the… Read More

MNHHS FFA Poinsettias on Sale

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/25/15) ― Madisonville-North Hopkins High School Future Farmers of America will be selling… Read More

Most Read This Week

November 20, 2015 9597

Dispatchers Overhear Drug Activity during…

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 9366

Distillery to Operate in Old Graham School…

by SurfKY News
November 21, 2015 8569

Injuries Result from Beulah Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
November 23, 2015 7310

Relative Charged with Murder, Arson in Deaths of…

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 4173

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 24

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

November 17, 2015 14914

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 17

by SurfKY News
November 18, 2015 14255

Runaway Teen Returns on His Own

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

November 25, 2015 1538

Hopkins County Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted -…

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 1269

Man Hospitalized after Early Morning Car Accident

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 928

Students Serve to Learn Life Lesson

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 801

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 747

Two Vehicle Collision Sends Four to Area Hospitals

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 691

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 669

A.G. Conway Announces $256 Million Settlement…

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 596

Thanksgiving is Peak Day for Cooking Fires

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 471

Ky. Division of Forestry Firefighters on Standby…

by SurfKY News
November 25, 2015 433

Members of Congress Need to Spend More Time on…

by SurfKY News