History Programs

Native American Skills and Games
Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Due to COVID-19, this program is cancelled.

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Native American Sky Legends
Native American Sky Legends
Saturday, Jan 2, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Learn about constellations through stories and legends passed down through generations. Register online.

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Native American Games and Lifestyles
Native American Games and Lifestyles
Sunday, Jan 3, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Learn about native american cultures, lifestyles, and experience the skill-building games they played. Register online.

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Restoring Homestead Prairie Farm: A Look Back in Photos
Restoring Homestead Prairie Farm: A Look Back in Photos
Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Homestead Prairie Farm has been a part of the Macon County Conservation District since the 1970s. Step back in time and see how this site was transformed into a museum by staff and volunteers. Register online.

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Restoring Homestead Prairie Farm: A Look Back in Photos
Restoring Homestead Prairie Farm: A Look Back in Photos
Thursday, Jan 14, 2021 | 7:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Homestead Prairie Farm has been a part of the Macon County Conservation District since the 1970s. Step back in time and see how this site was transformed into a museum by staff and volunteers. Register online.

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Restoring Homestead Prairie Farm: A Look Back in Photos
Restoring Homestead Prairie Farm: A Look Back in Photos
Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Homestead Prairie Farm has been a part of the Macon County Conservation District since the 1970s. Step back in time and see how this site was transformed into a museum by staff and volunteers. Register online.

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Virtual Event - Restoring Homestead Prairie Farm: A Look Back in Photos
Virtual Event - Restoring Homestead Prairie Farm: A Look Back in Photos
Thursday, Jan 28, 2021 | 6:30 pm
Virtual Event, No location,

Homestead Prairie Farm has been a part of the Macon County Conservation District since the 1970s. Step back in time and see how this site was transformed into a museum by staff and volunteers. Register online.

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Decatur’s First Photographers
Decatur’s First Photographers
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Several professional photographers have called Decatur home since the invention of photography before the Civil War. Join our Historic Sites Manager as we look for evidence of our city’s first photographers, their time here, and any surviving works. Register online.

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Decatur’s First Photographers
Decatur’s First Photographers
Thursday, Feb 11, 2021 | 7:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Several professional photographers have called Decatur home since the invention of photography before the Civil War. Join our Historic Sites Manager as we look for evidence of our city’s first photographers, their time here, and any surviving works. Register online.

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Decatur’s First Photographers
Decatur’s First Photographers
Sunday, Feb 21, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Several professional photographers have called Decatur home since the invention of photography before the Civil War. Join our Historic Sites Manager as we look for evidence of our city’s first photographers, their time here, and any surviving works. Register online.

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Virtual Event - Decatur’s First Photographers
Virtual Event - Decatur’s First Photographers
Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 | 6:30 pm
Virtual Event, No location,

Several professional photographers have called Decatur home since the invention of photography before the Civil War. Join our Historic Sites Manager as we look for evidence of our city’s first photographers, their time here, and any surviving works. Register online.

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Ice Age Mammals of the Midwest
Ice Age Mammals of the Midwest
Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Discover what the mammals of the midwest during the Ice Age were, where they went, and what the mammals of today have in common with them. Register online.

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