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By David Martin

Kids learn about county history


David Martin

Chase Younger-Taylor vigorously shakes a container of whipping cream to create butter during an activity at the museum's history fair.

Students from throughout Sweetwater County came to the Sweetwater County Historical Museum to learn about the county's past

The museum hosted its annual history fair last week and along with a tour of the museum, children were taught how to churn their own butter and pan for gold. Amanda Benson, curator of the museum, said the weeklong fair replaces the school tours the museum used to host, which would take place over the course of about two months. She said the fair, with its added interactive stations, has become a popular field trip for schools. During the past week, Benson said the muse...

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