The year was 1914, and Clara Ford, wife of Henry, watched children play one day as they made their way home from school. A childhood rhyme suddenly came to her, and she said it aloud: 'Hear the children gaily shout, "Half past four and school is out!" 'The cabin, as you can see by the photos, is filled with the atmosphere of the time when McGuffey was born. The presenters at Greenfield Village do a wonderful job in their presentation of how the McGuffey family lived in the 18th and early 19th centuries. A fine example of when a presentation is done right!
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