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Doors Open: Bronzeville Historical Society Guided Nature Walk and Douglas Tomb Site Migratory Bird Oasis Visit



Explore Bronzeville with the founder of Bronzeville Historical Society. See the natural beauty of native plants, shrubs, and trees planted in 2013 at Douglas Tomb Site to attract migratory birds. RSVP required for Sat. Aug 24 and Sun Aug 25, 2018

Migratory birds have made the South Side home just like the thousands of African Americans from Southern states. Bring your enthusiasm and comfortable shoes to explore the Migratory Bird habitat developed by Bronzeville Historical Society at the Stephen A. Douglas Tomb Site. Beauty and wonder will delight all ages. Native grasses, flowers, shrubs, and trees were planted in 2013 to attract wildlife. More than 15 species have been noted at the historic site. The group will not exceed 20 people. We will meet at the Ellis Park Recreation Center - 3520 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60653. RSVP is required.

Email: Binoculars are not required. Walking shoes and comfortable clothing is recommended. The group will walk from Ellis Park to the Stephen A. Douglas Tomb Site front gate. The activities will include a short walk over the 35th Street Pedestrian Bridge to view the Burnham Wildlife Corridor plantings.

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Aug 25 to Aug 26, 2018

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