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Honoring The Mounds Gathering

  • Presented By
    The Native American Awareness Committee
  • Location
    Beattie Park
    401 N. Main St.
    Rockford, IL 61103
  • Phone
    (815) 914-8013
  • Date
    August 10, 2019
  • Time
    Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Price
    Free admission
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We at the Native American Awareness Committee are Rebuilding & Recovering following a flood and the loss of our founder/event coordinator "Mac" Spotted Horse. In True Native Spirit we are honoring his memory by continuing his dream of promoting and educating Native American Culture to Rockford and the surrounding areas.

We are returning to Beattie Park for our 24th year to host the Honoring The Mounds Gathering, honoring Native American culture and promoting awareness of the significance of the Native Burial Mounds located at Beattie Park.

As always, this family-friendly event is FREE and open to the public. There will be drumming, dancing, live demonstratons, children's arts and crafts, vendors, food, raffles and much more. Come join us to celebrate Rockford's rich Native American culture, plast and present!

Subarea:Rockford Downtown

Directions:
Beattie Park - Beattie Park is at the intersection of Park Ave. and N. Main St. (IL 2) on the Rock River in downtown Rockford. From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west 6.5 miles on Business 20, which becomes one-way as Jefferson St., to N. Main St. (second street after the bridge over Rock River). Turn right on N. Main St. and go one block to Park Ave.

Honoring The Mounds Gathering
  • August 10, 2019
  • Beattie Park
  • Free admission