Illinois History Hike at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve
Oct 09, 2018 12:41PM
● By Hannah Ott
Geneva, IL - Take a step back in time and see how the Illinois landscape has
changed over the past 200 years, during an Illinois History Hike on November 3rd.
program will begin at Creek Bend Nature Center and end at the Durant House within LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve. During the walk, you’ll learn about
the transformation of the prairies and woodlands from European settlement to
today. At the Durant House Museum, docents will interpret 19th century life on
the prairie. Additionally, back at Creek Bend Nature Center, there will be
crafts and self-guided Illinois Bicentennial scavenger hunts throughout the
Illinois History Hike takes place on Saturday, November 3rd, from 10:30am-12pm at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve, 37W700 Dean St., St. Charles.
Advance registration is required for this all-ages program. Call (630) 444-3190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
For more information, visit www.kaneforest.com, or find the Forest Preserve District on social media by searching @forestpreserve.
Sources: Laurie Metanchuk and Brittany Kovach, Community Affairs (630) 232-5980