Mrs. Brown's Fourth Grade Blog

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La Purisima Mission


Last Wednesday, our class took a field trip to La Purisima Mission in Lompoc. This mission has a fabulous Student Living History Day. On these special days, the mission comes to life. Docents carry out the activities one would have seen when the mission was in operation. Here are some of the activities our class was able to experience:

Some things you may see or do during living history:


Adobe making         Soap making             Gristmill

Blacksmithing          Leather work             Monjerio

Cuartel & Soldiers    Chumash music        Basketry

Hide tanning            Spinning & weaving   Animals

Pottery making        Candle making          Mission store

Cooking                  Chumash games       Gardens

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