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Event Calendar

Living History Encounter: Historic Fire-starting Methods (Canceled)

Event Information

Date: Sunday, 04/05/2020

Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact Phone: 815.886.1467

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum


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Event Details

***Due to the stay-at-home order issued by Gov. J.B. Pritzker that is in effect through April 7, this program has been canceled.***

Visit Isle a la Cache where you can experience history up close and personal. On these Sundays, you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. This Sunday focuses on historic fire-starting methods. Watch fires being made using the latest 18th-century technology. The try your hand at sparking flint and steel or using a bow drill.

This is a drop in program; come anytime between noon and 3 p.m.

Event Requirements

No registration is required for this program.

This program will take place indoors in an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

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