Monday, January 18, 2010

Hide and Seek of the Week

This week's Collections object is the Globe-Trotters board game! Manufactured in the 1950s by Selchow & Righter Co., this board game allowed players to "visit" cities across the globe. The goal of the game was to visit as many cities throughout the world and make it back home first and with money to spare! Not only did this game encourage it’s players to learn world geography, but it also allowed them to learn basic information of countries and cities all around the world.

Put on your looking eyes and see if you can find it during your next visit! For more info about Hide and Seek of the Week, click here.

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