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History Explorers: Derring-Do

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Explore crazy world records and challenges that Victorians both attempted and were successful at completing. Challenge the man who walked from Paris to Moscow on stilts in 58 days, the anonymous English man who walked the world in a suit of armor, take your turn at flag pole sitting records, and explore Nellie Bly race against the novel Around the World in 80 Days.

ickets may be purchased at Gift Shop or at the gate at the event. The event will be held indoors if necessary due to rain.

Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Directions:
Midway Village Museum - 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on E. State to Perryville Rd. Turn right (north) on Perryville to Guilford Rd. (about 1 mile). Turn left (west) on Guilford Rd. to museum entrance on south side of street. From the south: I-39 to I-90 (north, toward Wisconsin) and proceed as above. From IL 251 or IL 2 and Business U.S. 20: Go east on Business 20 to Mulford Rd. Turn left (north) on Mulford to Guilford and turn right (east). Look for the signature Millhouse by the entrance gate.

History Explorers: Derring-Do