Thursday, September 25, 2014
Museum Scavenger Hunt
• Find three types of desks that students used.
• Find the “white board” that was used in the 1800s one room schoolhouse.
• Name one of the books used by Cavendish students many years ago.
• What was the name of the first school house in Cavendish? Where is it located in the Museum?
Around the House
• Rub a Dub Dub-What were the different ways people cleaned and dried their clothes?
• How many chairs can you find that were made in Cavendish? What colors are they?
• Stoves can be used for many different things. Find the three stoves in the Museum. What were they used for?
• What did people do for entertainment? What kinds of games did children play? Look all around the Museum for clues.
• At the end of the day, when work was done, how did they spend their leisure (free) time?
In the Kitchen: Look at the kitchen wares case. How many things can you identify? Can you find the ice cream scoop?
Made in Cavendish: Lots of things were manufactured in Cavendish. How many examples can you find? List them. What is manufactured in Cavendish today?
Famous Cavendish Residents
• He had a tamping rod go through his head. What was his name? What kind of work did he do?
• When did Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn come to Cavendish? Why did he come?
• A lamp that was made from plane parts. Where did the plane crash and in what year?
• Items people took on picnics. There are two types. See if you can find both. What kind of food do you think they packed?
• Three scales. What might have been weighed on them?
• Find the sign that hung over the Cavendish Depot (Train Station).
• Early 1900’s “CD player.” What did they use for listening to music?
• The “computers” that were used for typing and calculating.
Cavendish War Memorial
You can learn a lot of history from a war memorial.
• Why do you think this memorial was erected?
• What Civil War soldier was killed at St. Petersburg, April 2, 1865?
• How man soldiers from Cavendish died in WWII? Korea?
• Four soldiers died in WWI. Name them.