Silverton students examine the town’s untold stories

Silverton students examine the town’s untold stories

Fourth-, fifth-graders explore numerous cultures with a role in state’s history
Judy Zimmerman, left, talks with Silverton fourth- and fifth-graders earlier this month about the history of Chinese residents in Silverton before heading out to locate an area where Chinese residents would have gardened.
Regina Ramirez, 12, a Silverton School fifth-grader, talks about what she has learned about the history of the Chinese in Silverton.
A marker in the Silverton Cemetery honors Chinese residents who were buried outside of central area of the cemetery.

Silverton students examine the town’s untold stories

Judy Zimmerman, left, talks with Silverton fourth- and fifth-graders earlier this month about the history of Chinese residents in Silverton before heading out to locate an area where Chinese residents would have gardened.
Regina Ramirez, 12, a Silverton School fifth-grader, talks about what she has learned about the history of the Chinese in Silverton.
A marker in the Silverton Cemetery honors Chinese residents who were buried outside of central area of the cemetery.

Silverton students examine the town’s untold stories

Silverton School teacher Whitney Gaskill talks with fifth-graders Karley Ortega, left, and Regina Ramirez, about the history of Chinese residents in Silverton before heading out to locate an area where Chinese residents would have gardened.

Silverton students examine the town’s untold stories

Judy Zimmerman talks about the history of the Chinese residents in the Silverton area while leading fourth- and fifth-graders on a hike to locate an area where Chinese residents would have gardened.

Silverton students examine the town’s untold stories

A marker in the Silverton Cemetery honors Chinese residents who were buried outside of central area of the cemetery.
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