Learning about pioneer life


Gary Luthman, of Troy, shows a group of 4th grade students from Fairlawn Local Schools what the first model of a telephone looked like during Pioneer Day at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The annual event held for 4th grade students in Shelby County is organized by the Shelby County Historical Society.

Gary Luthman, of Troy, shows a group of 4th grade students from Fairlawn Local Schools what the first model of a telephone looked like during Pioneer Day at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The annual event held for 4th grade students in Shelby County is organized by the Shelby County Historical Society.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Bill Davis, of Lewistown, demonstrates for a group of fourth-grade Christian Academy students how Native Americans used to launch spears while hunting. Davis was one of the many speakers that took part in Pioneer Day at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The annual event held for fourth-grade students in Shelby County is organized by the Shelby County Historical Society. Students learned what life was like for European settlers as they spread across the U.S.A..


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Bill Davis, of Lewistown, demonstrates for a group of fourth-grade Christian Academy students how Native Americans used to launch spears while hunting. Davis was one of the many speakers that took part in Pioneer Day at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The annual event held for fourth-grade students in Shelby County is organized by the Shelby County Historical Society. Students learned what life was like for European settlers as they spread across the U.S.A..

Gary Luthman, of Troy, shows a group of 4th grade students from Fairlawn Local Schools what the first model of a telephone looked like during Pioneer Day at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The annual event held for 4th grade students in Shelby County is organized by the Shelby County Historical Society.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/10/web1_DSC_3275.jpgGary Luthman, of Troy, shows a group of 4th grade students from Fairlawn Local Schools what the first model of a telephone looked like during Pioneer Day at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The annual event held for 4th grade students in Shelby County is organized by the Shelby County Historical Society.Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Bill Davis, of Lewistown, demonstrates for a group of fourth-grade Christian Academy students how Native Americans used to launch spears while hunting. Davis was one of the many speakers that took part in Pioneer Day at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The annual event held for fourth-grade students in Shelby County is organized by the Shelby County Historical Society. Students learned what life was like for European settlers as they spread across the U.S.A..
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/10/web1_SDN100721PioneerDay.jpgBill Davis, of Lewistown, demonstrates for a group of fourth-grade Christian Academy students how Native Americans used to launch spears while hunting. Davis was one of the many speakers that took part in Pioneer Day at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The annual event held for fourth-grade students in Shelby County is organized by the Shelby County Historical Society. Students learned what life was like for European settlers as they spread across the U.S.A.. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News