February 7th (Sunday) 1:00 - 3:30 - Pine Hills Cultural History Tour with Kay Rippelmeyer-Tippy - Begins at Trail of Tears - the white barn. Meet at Murdale Shopping Center sign by 12:15 to caravan to Trail of Tears State Park. We will drive through Trail of Tears State Forest, Camp Hutchins CCC site, Pine Hills, Big Muddy Levee Rd., et., stopping at various places for short interpretive talks by Kay. Both the natural and cultural history of those areas will be discussed, including the history of the Native Americans, first settlers, the CCCcamps, the Hermit of Pine Hills, etc. kay is a local historian and author of The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois. RSVP to Steve Eberhart at email@example.com or call 618-967-8690.
Monday, February 1
Wednesday, October 7
Hike at Jackson Hollows on Sunday, December 6. Meet before 12:30 pm at the Ozark general store at Route 45 and Ozark Road. Or meet before 11:15 am at the Murdale shopping center sign in Carbondale to car pool to Ozark. A difficult hike of 4 miles. Bring water, a hiking staff and wear appropriate hiking shoes. Call the leader Bob Mulcahy at 618-942-6342 to hike.
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Hike at Piney Woods ravine nature reserve. Saturday November 7 at 10 am. Meet at the Murphysboro forestry station on Walnut St.before 10. A moderate hike of about two miles. We will see ancient petroglyphs, canyon views and cliffs. Bring water, a hiking staff and wear appropriate hiking shoes. The leader is Steve Eberhart. Call Steve at 618-687-2998 to go on the hike.
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Saturday, August 29
Please note SPECIAL TIME, 10 AM, September 15 (Tuesday)
SPECIAL PLACE, Carbondale Civic Center
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Tuesday, August 4
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Wednesday, July 29
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