Past Event

The Paradox of Progress: Riverwork in Southern Illinois

Riverwork, a 45-minute DVD presentation by historians Kay Ripplemeyer-Tippy and Herb Meyer, tells the hsitory of Illinois’ rivers from the glacial era through to the present. Using archival photographs and artwork to demonstrate the drastically changing rivers and man’s effect on them, they ask the question, “What is progress?”

This event is free and open to the public. Catch the exhibit, The Way We Worked, before it leaves Waterloo, IL.

For more information, contact the History Museum of Monroe County at (618) 939-5008.