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Kankakee County Historical Society

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See the rich French and Native American heritage of the Kankakee River Valley in northeastern Illinois (Kankakee County) through an extensive collection of furniture, vintage firearms and Civil War documents. The museum also has the largest exhibit of plaster studies by world-famous sculptor Kankakee native, George Grey Barnard.

Location: Eighth Av. & Walter St., Kankakee Illinois 60901 Telephone 815-932-5279

Other History nearby:
(Morristown) Acorn Hall
(New York City) American Museum of the Moving Image
(New York City) American Numismatic Society
(New York City) Audubon Terrace Museum Group
(Princeton) Bainbridge House
(New York City) Bartow Pell Mansion Museum

09/15 Coming to The Kankakee area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
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Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
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Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.