History Programs

Discovering Dinosaurs
Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

How many dinosaur fossils have been found in Illinois? Learn all about these reptilian creatures and see how you size up to them. Register online.

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Native American Games and Lifestyles
Native American Games and Lifestyles
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

What was life like for the Native Americans who inhabited Illinois over 200 years ago? Learn about their culture, lifestyle, and experience the skill-building games they played. Free. Register online.

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Hands-on History: Newspapers in the 1800s
Hands-on History: Newspapers in the 1800s
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 | 2:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Explore what a typical Central Illinois newspaper was like before the Civil War.

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Trip to Dickson Mounds and Emiquon Preserve
Trip to Dickson Mounds and Emiquon Preserve
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur, IL

Travel with us to Lewistown, IL for a natural and cultural history road trip. Experience Native American exhibits at Dickson Mounds, then visit Emiquon Preserve. Register online.

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