Do you love History?
Then the traveling Smithsonian tour may be a fun event for you!
From now until December 4th, 2010
Fruitland, Idaho Olde School Community Center
500 S.W. 3rd Street
Admission is Free and open to the Public
Please click the below link for schedules of events
The traveling event will showcase "Journey Stories" that show how "mobility has changed the nation and how transportation has made us grow"
Visitors will navigate 4 centuries of American history with many different visuals....audio clips, music, maps, and artifacts.
In addition to the Smithsonian Exhibit local and regional displays will be showcased. Volunteers have worked a long time to put together and collect information to tell our Regions story as to how we have developed.
Jeanette Dyer a local resident will tell stories of what it was like growing up in a small town America on the eve of World War II.
Art Campo will also present. Art was in the U.S. Army and fought in the Battle of the Bulge, he also helped liberate prisoners in concentration camps and earned a Purple Heart
Bill Betts will share his knowledge of the Native American Indians culture in the Treasure Valley Region.
Don't miss speaker Lloyd Johnson who was part of the first smoke jumpers in the 1930's.
Don't miss the rich history of this event....what a rare treat to combine the local lore of the Treasure Valley with the exhibits of the Smithsonian Museum!