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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Cuyahoga Valley Railroad - 19th Century Life


I do not think you will want to miss out on the GREAT opportunity for your family!  This is one event that is sure to fill up quickly, so please contact me ASAP!

Goal – To introduce students to 19th century life including chores, school, food, games and the home.

Kindergarten through Eighth grades will have met the following Ohio Learning Standards for Social Studies (Programs vary per trip): 
·       Importance of child’s role in the family (kindergarten)
·       Understanding of how families lived long ago (First grade)
·       People working together – jobs of long ago (Second grade)
·       Local history comes alive through artifacts and documents (Third grade)
·       Early development of Ohio (Fourth grade)
·       Early inhabitants (Fifth grade)
·       Role of consumers (the canal) (Sixth grade)
·       How ideas and events from the past have shaped the world today (Seventh grade)
·       Historic events are shaped by geographic, social, cultural, economic and political factors (Eighth grade)

School, Chores and Play
-Students will be introduced to food staples of the early to mid 1800s.
-Students will learn what it was like doing chores
-Experience an actual chore of butter churning
-Learn what students in the 1800s were being taught in school, the tools they used and how they were expected to behave
-Learn how people dressed

DATE:  Friday, November 8, 2013

TIME:  Train departs at 10:30AM, please arrive early - 10:15AM!!!!

LOCATION:  Northside Station, 27 Ridge Street, Akron, OH

Information I need from you, please email ONLY:

Your Name:
# of Students:
# of Teachers:
# of Chaperones (Extra Adults):
ADA Car Needed? If yes, how many ADA seats required?
TICKET PRICES:  Students: $6.00, Teachers: FREE, Chaperones $8.00 

**  Payment mailed to Kim Lucak, 55 Southwest Avenue, Tallmadge, OH  44278 BY October 20, 2013
***SPACE is LIMITED!!!  Maximum:  90 - 100

Please email Kim at to reserve your spaces for your family soon!  Thank you :)

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.  Proverbs 16:9


  1. There are approximately 18 openings left, if you are interested, please contact me soon....thank you! We are soooo excited :)

  2. Hi, I was wondering there were any openings left for this trip? I have 5 children and 1 teacher. Thanks. Terri

  3. This tour is full, I do have those who have emailed me on the wait list. I will contact those in order, of any cancellations. Thank you!

  4. Please add me to the waiting list me and three kids 9, 4, 17 months

  5. Please put us on the wait list too. One adult, two kiddos age 7 and 4.

  6. Just a reminder, if you have not sent in payment for the train ride/educational tour, please do so in the next couple of weeks! Thanks a bunch, Kim :)

  7. Looking forward to seeing everyone Friday - 10:15AM!!!!

  8. The train tour is 1 1/2 hours long in case you may like to pack a snack? See you all very soon!!!! Kim