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Journey Stories: Living History Encounter: Voyageur’s Travels

Event information

Date: Sunday, March 12, 2023

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-886-1467

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum


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Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Experience local history up close and personal. In honor of Isle a la Cache Museum hosting the Smithsonian exhibition “Journey Stories,” discover the adventures of French voyageurs as they travel the river roads. Do you have the skills it would take to succeed – paddling, trading and endurance? During Living History Encounters, you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents.

Event requirements

No registration is required.

Depending on the weather, this program is offered indoors or outdoors. Isle a la Cache is an accessible facility; outdoor activities may take place on uneven terrain. 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.