Kids games from 17th, 18th century at SC program

SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Kids from the 21st century learn games their counterparts played in the 17th and 18th centuries during a program at a national monument on the South Carolina coast.

National Junior Ranger Day is being observed on Saturday at Fort Moultrie on Sullivans Island.

Children ages 12 and younger learn games children played in centuries past such as hoop and stick, hop scotch and duck, duck, goose.

Junior Ranger programs are offered at national parks across the country and help children and their parents connect with the parks.

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