This 'wow' moment connects kids to American Revolution | Editorial

For anyone who doubts the ability of one individual to change the world, we submit two words: Lisa Willever.

An author of children’s books and lover of history, Willever seemingly has never a met a challenge she hasn’t overcome.

Her latest victory: keeping a faltering summer camp from going belly up.

For years, the Old Barracks Museum in downtown Trenton drew children by the boatload to its one-week sessions, where the young participants learned hands-on about life during America’s Revolutionary War.

Cooking meals from the colonial period, sewing their own rucksacks, simulating the daily activities of a Revolutionary hero – these activities …read more

Source: Mercer

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