Bushnell Wheeler Home - Annual Christmas Open House
November 21, 2014 - November 23, 2014
Times: Friday 5:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday and Sunday Noon-5:00pm
In 1850 Professor Jackson Bushnell of Beloit College admired the view of the bluff south of Turtle Creek and purchased the land. In 1856, Reverend Alexander Montgomery, the agent for the American Board of Foreign Missions, purchased the five acres on which the house stands to build a retirement home...
Pack up the car, gather the kids, and motor on to Rockford. We've got fun for the whole troop!
Is it zooming down a slide at the one of nation's largest public water parks that trips your trigger? Or, maybe you'd rather join the NASCAR racing buffs any weekend during the summer? Or, how about cheering on our championship water ski team at a free performance? How does a visit with Jane, a 65 million year old T. rex sound? She was found in the Badlands of Montana and is one of the most significant dinosaur finds in the history of paleontology. All this and more is waiting for you and your family. Plan your visit now!
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