Past Event

Little Schoolhouse on the Prairie

A Road Scholar Program by Ellie Carlson

A costumed interpretation of a typical school day in northern Illinois, circa 1858. Elizabeth Carlson, dressed in appropriate period clothing, becomes schoolteacher, Miss Isabella Hoffmann, for your class or group. The children will travel back in time to 1858 and be given Arithmetic, Geography, Recitation, and Penmanship lessons. This program is designed for second through fifth grades, but can be adapted to other ages, even adults, upon request.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Edward Finch, 815.975.7631.