Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information

Event Name:The Road That Built the Nation
Event Type(s):Community Event
EIU Event
Description:Molly Bellamey, formerly on the National Road Association of Illinois Board of Directors, will educate on the purpose and funding of the road that began in 1811 in Cumberland, MD and ended in Vandalia, IL in 1837.   She will describe pioneers who moved west, and how they managed the work and hardships of travel in the early 1800s.  The National Scenic Byways Program will be examined along with things to see and do today along the Road in Illinois.  Not to be missed, Molly's delightful children's book, Patch on the National Road, will be shared.  Lucky attendees will go home with a copy! 
Event Date:10/2/2019
Event Time:12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central
Location:Charleston Public Library
712 6th St
Charleston, IL 61920

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Contact Person:Marita Metzke
(phone: 2175815114)
Details:Free and open to the public.  Registration requested at 581-5114.  
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