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Lock & Dam 21: Bald Eagles

909 West Lock and Dam Road, Quincy, IL 62305

Bird & Eagle Watching

Bald Eagles have been wintering in Quincy at Lock & Dam 21 since it began in 1938. The lock & dam is listed on the National Register of Historic Places covering 1,075 acres. For the best view of the eagles just drive to the boat ramp. Mark your calendar for the last weekend each January when Quincy hosts FAB Getaway Weekend...Food, Architecture & Bald Eagles! Visit for details.

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Great River Eagle Days

Oakley LIndsay Civic Center •  Jan 25 – Jan 26 @ 10AM

The event honors Native American traditions surrounding bald eagles, with a variety of sacred ceremonies and entertainment. Native American food and crafts and educational activities…

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