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See Local History Through the Eyes of 4th Grade Students

Post Date:05/08/2019 4:05 PM

What: The public is invited to a free reception and awards ceremony marking the conclusion of the 28th annual “Sioux City History Projects” exhibit. As part of their local history curriculum, 1,000 students created projects based on Sioux City’s past and present. Museum staff visited each of the 13 participating schools, selecting projects according to their uniqueness, quality and relevance to Sioux City history.

Who: The 85 students whose projects were part of the exhibit will be presented with blue ribbons. Special awards will include the “Student Choice Award” voted for by 4th grade students during school tours.

When:  On Saturday, May 11, the history projects will be on display during a reception from 1 to 2:30 p.m. with the awards ceremony from 2:30 to 3 p.m.

Where: Sioux City Public Museum, 607 4th St., downtown Sioux City. The exhibit and awards ceremony will be held in the temporary exhibit hall.

Why: For nearly three decades, the Sioux City Public Museum staff have worked with educators to develop local history curriculum and provide tours of the Museum. Unique creations this year include the Warrior Hotel, Cathedral of the Epiphany, Evans Park, Stone Park Zoo, Big Soo Terminal, and the Sioux City Huskers baseball team.

 

About the Sioux City Public Museum

The Sioux City Public Museum collects, preserves, and interprets cultural and social history with an emphasis on Sioux City and the region. Its history can be traced back to the 1850s; in 1938, the Sioux City Public Museum became a department of the City of Sioux City. For more information, visit siouxcitymuseum.org.

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