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A Social History of Bloomington Walking Tour with Mike Matejka and Bill Kemp


A Social History of Bloomington Walking Tour with Mike Matejka and Bill Kemp

Sat Jun 9 13:00:00 2018

In honor of the the Bicentennial of Illinois, the Museum is pleased to invite you to join Mike Matejka, labor historian and Governmental Affairs Director, Great Plains Laborers’ District Council and editor of Grand Prairie Union News, and Bill Kemp, local historian and the Museum’s Librarian, for their popular Social Justice History Walking Tour on Saturday, June 9 beginning at 1:00 p.m. This program is free and open to the public.

Participants will learn about the history of neighborhoods and human rights efforts in Bloomington. The walk will begin in downtown Bloomington around the Museum square, continues south through the warehouse district, and will end on the west side at St. Mary’s Church.

Please note that you will be walking approximately 2.5 miles and standing and listening at various stops along the way. The tour last approximately two hours and we highly encourage you to bring bottled water and wear comfortable shoes.

Participation is limited to the first 30 individuals to sign up. To register to participate in this tour, please contact the Education Department at 309-827-0428 or education@mchistory.org. Registration deadline will be Friday, June 8 at 5:00 p.m.

Date/Time

Saturday, June 9, 2018
1:00 pm

Cost: Free

Location

McLean County Museum of History 200 North Main Bloomington IL 61701 3098270428
http://www.mchistory.org

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