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Students experience 1800s living in River Days Festival

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MT. VERNON, IL (WFIE) -

The River Days Festival is underway in Mount Vernon. Local students are getting a taste of what it was like to live in the 1800s. 

Around 300 students made the trip. 

Lewis and Clark reenactors also showed the students how to make bullets.

River Days is also celebrating its 10th anniversary. 

The event lasts until Sunday. 

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