Name:write on line Date:write on line

Finding Out About Local History:
Community Facts

How old do you think your city or town is? Who do you think started it? What important event happened in your town or somewhere nearby? Is there a famous person from your town? The answers may surprise you!

Let's Find It

  • Look in the library.
  • Ask someone in your community.
  • Call or visit the historical society.

Record what you found out about your town's history and how you found the information.

1. Our town started in: write on line

Source:write on line

2. Our town was started by: write on line

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3. This important event happened in or near our town: write on line
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Source:write on line

Let's Show It
As a class, make a community history kiosk. Cover an old refrigerator box with drawings and articles about the history of your community.

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