Students learn about the past at the Grassy Run Rendezvous

Grassy Run Historical Arts Committee members worked hard to carry out their mission of education at the 2010 Grassy Run Rendezvous despite periodic showers throughout the weekend in Williamsburg.

The rendezvous kicked off Friday with about 450 public, private, and home schooled children from the Greater Cincinnati area converging on the park to learn about life in the United States before 1840.

“Friday is why we do this,” organizer Ron Shouse said. “We’re happy if 1,000 or one child came as long as we have the opportunity to disseminate the history of southern Ohio.”