Come meet Onatah, a 7 year old Iroquois girl, who recounts life in the Great Lakes Region in the 1700’s; Gregory, a 10 year old Colonial apprentice; Clara, a pioneer girl who heads west with her family in 1840; Jacob, a Jewish boy living in Cleveland in the late 1800’s; and Michael a mid-20th century African-American child moving from the Deep South to Chicago. The immersive exhibit lets kids paddle a canoe, practice early trades, ride on a horse and carriage and explore an immigrant ship. Specially designed for children 2-8. Included with museum admission.
Support for programming is provided by Booktenders’ Secret Garden Children’s Bookstore.