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TIME TRAVELERS' EDUCATION DAYS


October 9 & November 6, 2024 
January 22, February 12, April 9 and May 7, 2025.

 

Registration
Is OPEN

Travel back in time to Fresno County’s early years with this immersive experience designed for school field trips and home school groups.
 
Your class will be transported to the Fruit Vale Estate, home of the Kearney Mansion and a thriving community of shopkeepers, blacksmiths, farmers and families that called the site home at the turn of the century.
 
Meet a real live “sawbones,” a doctor complete with the instruments and medicines of the period. Learn about the refuge Fresno’s Chinatown provided and see precious Chinese artifacts. Local historical figures like Minna Eshleman, who pioneered the ethical treatment of farm animals, will be on hand to chat, as well as the leader of a group of teachers who became some of the first female raisin growers in Fresno. Mr. Kearney will be in his office to talk about his time on the estate, and the plight of the first Armenian immigrants in the Valley will come alive with a presentation from the Armenian Heritage Museum.   

Don’t forget a trip to the gift shop, where books, toys and souvenirs will be available for purchase as one of the stations you will visit.
 
In all, students will have the chance to visit a complete circuit of 10 stations, each with its own special look at local history and the impact that early settlers had on our Valley and our Nation.

Admission is $10.00 per student registered. Educators & Adult Chaperones are Free

Registration is now OPEN - EMAIL nfaria@valleyhistory.org with your selected date(s) and the number of students that you would like to bring to Time Travelers'.   

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