Local kids travel back in time by volunteering at two historic farms and with Civil War reenactment groups. They learn about the fun and work of living in a past century.
Ava Ciabattoni, 8, left, shares an apple with Emily Stringer, 13, at Spray Tobacco Plantation in Historic St. Mary's City, Maryland. Emily is a reenactor at the plantation as part of a program that teaches home-schooled kids about Maryland history. Marylou Tousignant/For The Washington Post Buy Photo