Levy Lakeside Elementary School Program

Merrick, NY

April 1, 2005

Three of the First Long Island visited Norman J. Levy / Lakeside Elementary School in Merrick, Long Island to give a Living History to the students. A little raw for the start of April, the kids were grateful wearing the woolens.

Lessons begin promptly Corporal Marshall a blanket roll Volunteers trying out the uniforms Nice and toasty how the musket fires Right-shoulder shift takes valiant yet futile arms Privates keeping patient Right Shoulder Shift loading of the musket how the firing mechanism At the ready charge at Cavalry The Corporal keeps going Support Arms dutifully guarding our meager camp the difference of attire between a Private ...and a Corporal Pulling a rabbit The last word