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Colony House Tour

January 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

A Slice of History…

Mat-Su Central School invites you to join us on a tour of the iconic Colony House in downtown Palmer. Step back into the year 1935 and experience what life was like for the brave families that left everything behind to build a new life for themselves in the unforgiving Alaska landscape. Students will get a glimpse of what life was like in the early days of the Colony by listening to to except from the book Colony Kids, next we will talk about farming life and make our own homemade butter!

  • Date: Friday, January 19th
  • Time: 9:00am – 11:30am
  • Location: meet us at the Mat-Su Central School Palmer Campus (742 South Alaska St. Palmer…on the corner of Evergreen and Alaska St, at the 4 way stop). After a few activities at the school we will walk or drive over the Colony House.
  • Cost: $1 (The price will be automatically deducted form the student allotment) Adults are free.
  • Recommended for grades 3rd – 6th

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January 19, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 pm


Gena Chastain