The National Park Service in Our Region: Places to Experience Our Cultural History

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High School, Adult
Registration for this event will close on May 2, 2024 @ 7:00pm.
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While the popular images of the National Park Service (NPS) often focus on the spectacular scenic sites in the American West or nationally significant historic sites in the eastern U.S., the NPS has a meaningful presence in Illinois and its surrounding states. Dr. Norman Moline will present an interactive learning experience about the National Park Service’s cultural history and its significance regionally. Less well-known and off the beaten path places will also be featured. Participants are encouraged to join the discussion with stories of their own travels and experiences to NPS landmarks, trails, and places.

Norman Moline, PhD is Professor Emeritus at Augustana College where he had a distinguished career as an educator. Always bringing enthusiasm and good illustrations to any presentations, Dr. Moline wants listeners to not only learn the facts and importance of the topic at hand, but also become inspired to do more studies on their own about it. Dr. Moline consistently has connected his academic interests in the environment, urban planning and historic preservation with involvement in community and state organizations.

Register online or call Adult Services at 815-534-6173.


Illinois Humanities is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy Demands Wisdom and the Illinois General Assembly [through the Illinois Arts Council Agency], as well as by contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations.


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