11th Annual Frontier Settlement Day
Friends of the Log Cabin Association
Free Family Event at the Lincoln-era Log Cabin Village in Quinsippi Island Park. View the interiors of 5 of the 6 historic 1800s Structures! See Village come alive!
1800s Era Activities for the Whole Family!
- Take a “selfie” with President Abe Lincoln
- Hear about religion in 1800
- Play pioneer games conducted by Quincy Park District and Nauvoo on the Road
- Learn about chair caning, blacksmithing, rug making, brickmaking, etc.
- Write on slates and learn about school in 1800s
- At Village Herb Garden learn what herbs were used for in the 1800s
- Visit 1835 D.D. Hull Log Cabin - set up like 1800s home
- Visit the Clat Adams 1800s store
- Talk to a Civil War nurse
- See ice cutters used on Quinsippi Bay and other items in the 1850 Herleman Log Cabin
- Visit 1840s smoke house, used to preserve foods before refrigerators
- See displays by Native Americans from Standing Bear Council.
Lunch available from the American Legion Post 37 Auxiliary.
Info: www.logcabinvillagequincyil.com or Facebook: www.facebook.com/FriendsOfTheLogCabin VillageQuincyIl
Log Cabin Village
Quinsippi Island Park
Quincy, IL (Map)
(Accessed via All America Park on Riverfront, Quincy, IL)