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The Gathering at Macktown

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Take a step back in time to experience American frontier life in the early to mid 1800s. There will be traders and voyageurs demonstrating period crafts and lifeways, many encampments, and vendors.

The event is held rain or shine. 



Macktown Living History Education Center / Macktown Forest Preserve - 2221 Freeport Rd., Rockton, IL 61072 - From I-90, exit at IL-173/West Lane Rd. Go west on IL-173, which becomes Ralston Rd. Continue to IL-2/N. Main St. Turn right onto N. Main St. 4.3 miles. Turn left onto N. Main Rd. Stay straight to go onto N. Main St./Wagon Wheel Rd. Turn left onto Freeport Rd. /IL-75.

The Gathering at Macktown
  • April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019
  • Macktown Living History Center
  • $7 adults | $5 Students | Free for children age 5 and younger
  • Recurring daily