History At The Confluence Open House | Beloit Heritage Days
The confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River is where the history of our community begins. Stop in to learn about the amazing history of the land at the confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River. Come any time between 11am and 1pm to learn about the Rock River Trail History Trail and the Scenic and Historic Route, learn about Ke-Chunk, the largest Ho-Chunk village that was located here and see “Ke-Chunk Ciporke”, a sculpture by Ho-Chunk artist Truman Lowe. Sample Three Sisters Soup which is inspired by our Native American Heritage Garden. Walk our trails and learn about the restoration work we’re doing at Nature At the Confluence.
About the Rock River Trail – The Rock River Trail covers 320 miles in 11 counties in Wisconsin and Illinois. Located along this trail are many sites of significance in the deep and varied history of this region. the Rock River Trail has 11 intriguing trails to explore. So check them out, then head out to explore the beautiful Rock River and its charming river communities…each with its own character, history, and features for you to discover.
This event is part of Beloit Heritage Days, held Sept 9-11 with over 15 events and programs to enjoy.