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Dallas Historical Society



Aunt Sukey

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
Formats
Field Trip, On Campus Program
Grades
4th, 5th, 6th
Standards

Description

Aunt Sukey tells stories from her experience traveling west from Tennessee to Texas and the hardships faced by herself and other historical pioneers. Presenter appears in period clothing.

Students Will

  • Hear stories about life on the frontier.
  • Book: Tales of Frontier Texas 1830-1860; Edited by: John Q. Anderson; ISBN: 0-87074-202-7
  • Evaluate reasons for moving west.
  • Discover pioneers who first traveled to Texas.

Details

Dates: Open
Times: Open
Duration: Approximately 45 minutes
School Fee: $300 First Performance; $100 (each) 2nd and 3rd Performance (same character, same day). Max three in one day.
Minimum Attendance: 1
Maximum Attendance: 150
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Microphone may be required for groups over 50
Other Information: For a discount, you can book up to three performances of the same character in one day.

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Call (214) 421-4500 x104 or email DHS Booking at [email protected]
Deadline: Two weeks in advance. However, sometimes last minute requests can be accommodated.
Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for absent students. Any field trip may be cancelled with full refund up to 48 hours before the scheduled program(s) and/or special event(s). Any field trip cancelled with less than 48 hours notice of the scheduled program(s) and/or special event(s) – including failure to cancel – will not be refunded. All program(s) and special event(s) will begin promptly at the time scheduled. The Dallas Historical Society is not responsible for groups who arrive late. No program delay or refund will be issued for tardiness. All outreach programs or performances will begin at the time scheduled and will last 45 minutes to an hour. Please have all participating students seated and ready to go by outreach program or performance start time. Failure to do so may result in an abbreviated program or performance. All programs and special events cancelled by the school as a result of a district-wide closing and/or adverse weather will not be refunded. Affected programs and special events will either be rescheduled or may receive credit toward future programming. All programs and special events cancelled by the Dallas Historical Society for adverse weather or other conditions beyond our control will be refunded or rescheduled.
After School Policy: All after school programs or performances will begin at the time scheduled and will last 45 minutes to an hour. Please have all participating students seated and ready to go by after school program or performance start time. Failure to do so may result in an abbreviated program or performance.

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