Family Fun Days at the Sycamore History Museum


Like digging in the dirt? Come to Family Fun Days at the Sycamore History Museum is this coming Saturday, July 14th from 1-4pm. Learn about  Illinois history from the ground with two special guests, local author Robert Dancey and illustrator Mark Olson.

Dancey will talk about the process of writing a book, and share information about fossils including Illinois’s state fossils that are focus of his book, “I Found a Monster Today.” Olson will share his thoughts on what makes a great illustration.

Dancey and Olson have worked on two other books, “When the Wild West Came to Town” and “Young James Hickok and A Girl Named Hannah: A Story of the Illinois Underground Railroad.” They will be at the museum around 2 p.m.

Visitors can also enjoy tours of the museum with the enthusiastic Junior Docents. The cost is $5 per child and adults are free. Visit the Sycamore History Museum’s website for more information. The museum is located at 1730 N. Main St. in Sycamore.

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