Students learn Idaho's history at 4th Grade History Rendezvous

LEWISTON, ID - More than 600 people filled the Nez Perce County Fairgrounds Thursday for the Lewiston School District's 4th grade Rendezvous.

Whether its butter making, wagon riding or trading goods at the local trading post, 4th graders from Lewiston's public and private schools went back in time Thursday. They joined together to learn about the history of Idaho. Each class spent several months working on projects that focus on various time periods, from the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the settlement of Lewiston.

"It was awesome and I learned a lot," said Centennial Elementary 4th Grader, Dallas Goodson.

"You can learn a lot from coming here," said Centennial Elementary 4th Grader, Blake Hill.

"I learned how to pan for gold, " said Centennial Elementary 4th Grader, Dallas Goodson. "I just learned a lot more."

This is the 20th anniversary for the 4th Grade History Rendezvous. roughly 200 people came out to help with the event and the kids put together 37 stations, each displaying different time periods from Lewiston's past.