Third-grade students at Gulf Stream School took a ‘Step Back in Time’ to see what getting an education was like between 1870 and 1912.

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 Teacher Nancy Moore reads and explains to the students about life in the early years of Florida.

8862542856?profile=RESIZE_710xBridget Barbieri gets help with her braids from Georgia Rudisill while wearing a dress that her grandmother Margaret Di Nanno created. Bridget exclaimed, ‘I love this class, we are getting to experience what life was like then, not just read about it in a book. I can’t believe how hot these long dresses must have been in the summer.’

8862543480?profile=RESIZE_710xUsing an old-fashion washboard and bar soap, Finley Williams got to experience household chores. Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

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