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The Gathering at Macktown April 25 & 26

Macktown Living History

Macktown Forest Preserve, Rockton

The Gathering at Macktown

A Living History Event

Saturday, April 25, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 26, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Take a step back in time to experience American frontier life through the 1840’s. Meet traders and trappers, French voyageurs, and Native Americans. Food and mercantile vendors, demonstrations, militia maneuvers and black powder shooting. Tour original buildings on a national historic site and meet Stephen Mack as he shares his home with you. Plenty of hands-on activities, music and much more! Admission: Adults $7, Students $5, Children under 6 free. All veterans free on Sunday. Event held rain or shine. Free parking. For more information visit, visit us on Facebook or call 815-624-4200.