Illinois Frontier Life for Kid’s Day at Dickson Mounds on March 24

Release Date: 

Friday, March 9, 2018

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, IL – At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., the Kid’s Day program will be ‘Illinois Frontier.’ Kids may enjoy learning about life on the Illinois frontier through hands-on activities and demonstrations, such as spinning, weaving, cooking, and metal working, presented by members of the Mackinaw Valley Longriffles. Participants may have fun making several different arts and crafts projects.

Kid’s Day programs at Dickson Mounds are geared toward children ages 5 and up, with the children accompanied by an adult.  Registration is not required.  Admission is free; donations are appreciated. 

The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at

Contact Person: 

Christa Foster

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 

(309) 547-3721