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The Pony Express rides again

Elk Mountain resident Kay Grant teaches history of Pony Express, Plains Indians to CCSD2 students


September 25, 2019

Photo courtesy Andrea Jordan

Pony Express comes to Encampment.

It is September and Carbon County elementary students are not only in school learning lessons, but also at an outdoor classroom in Elk Mountain taught by Kay Grant.

Grant has been educating students on life of the early pioneers and the Plains Indians culture for 14 years. She does this in a variety of ways, from using actual stone instruments used in day-to-day life to games and toys the children played with. She has a buffalo hide that has been on display for its 11th year, where she has students scrape off a little hair with stone tools. About half the hair is left which is amazing given...

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