Illinois Prairies: A Sense of Place — HENNEPIN

Thursday, September 6th

@ 6:00 P.M.

Hennepin Library

Illinois Bi-Centennial program with Professor Charles Schweighauser from the University of Illinois Springfield will show his 28 minute documentary chronicling the birth of the prairies from the age of the massive ice flows 9,000 years ago to the present sea of Illinois corn. The voices of several of the prairie poets include Masters, Bryant, Lindsay, Sandburg, Knoepfle reflect on the sights and sounds which captures the prairie spirit, evoking in viewers an appreciation of the Illinois prairie heritage.

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