Events

Field Day at Pullman National Monument

Photo by Eric Allix Rogers.

Spend a day with GSC and IGS on the grounds of the newly established Pullman National Monument on Saturday, May 19  beginning at 9 a.m.
This is sure to be a trip you don’t want to miss!
Schedule:

9 a.m. | A welcome by National Park and Pullman Foundation staff, followed by an introductory video and historical overview of the town

9:35 a.m. | Docent-led tour of the town
12 p.m. | Lunch (at your own expense, cash only)  at Cal-Harbor Restaurant & Lounge
1:45 p.m. | Florence Hotel
2:45 p.m. | National A. Phillip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum ($7 self-pay fee upon entry of museum)

 Please note that participants are responsible for lunch and transportation costs. Admission  is included, except where noted.  The price of this tour is $30 per person.  

IGS Annual Meeting, April 26-29, 2018

IGS Annual Meeting, April 26-29, 2018 
Roots, Routes and The River: Exploring Land Use and Human Activity in SW Illinois
The Illinois Geographical Society invites you to join them for their 2018 Annual Meeting and exploration of the “Roots, Routes, and the River” in Southwest Illinois, hosted by Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
During the four-day event IGS is also sponsoring pre- and post-meeting field trips. This year, the event kicks off with a  field day down “Old Route 66: The Odd and the Unique”, where participants explore lesser-visited sites along the path of Old Route 66, now Illinois Route 4, from Springfield to Edwardsville. The tour is self-pay for all meals, gas, parking fees, and admissions.
Reservations must be made by Sunday, April 15.