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Lecture - "George Fell: Setting the Stage for Midewin"

Dates: Now - Mar. 29, 2018
Times: 7:00 pm
Category: Education/History
Location: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, 30239 South State Route 53, Wilmington, IL 60481
Phone: 815-423-6370
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Free lecture presented by Director of the Chicago Program for the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation and Author Arthur Pearson. This lecture will provide an overview of Pearson's new biography, "Force of Nature: George Fell, Founder of the Natural Areas Movement", and discuss how Fell's efforts set the stage for protecting and restoring Midewin. (Book signing immediately following lecture, books will be available for purchase)

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Milltown Market
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