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    George Rogers Clark

    National Historical Park Indiana

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  • Change in Park Hours

    The George Rogers Clark Memorial and Visitor Center are now closed on all federal holidays except Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day.

Summer Junior Ranger Activities

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Kids at Junior Ranger Day

National Park Service

Go Wild for History at George Rogers Clark National Historical Park! This summer promises to be filled with new and exciting events at George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (GRCNHP). GRCNHP, in partnership with the Knox County Public Library and other local sites, is offering a variety of programming for kids of all ages. Come out and join the fun! The park is open seven days a week from 9 am until 5 pm (ET). The memorial closes at 4:45 pm. Entrance is free as are all of the programs listed here.

Saturday August 16 – Three Forts Day: Many different groups of people have called Vincennes home since the 18thcentury. Experience the early history of "Indiana's First City" by talking to people portraying many of the soldiers stationed in Vincennes throughout its history, playing Native American games, and more!

Saturday September 13 – Archaeology Day: September is Archaeology Month in Indiana. Joinpark staff and volunteers to learn the basics of archaeology and what the things left behind by prehistoric societies from here in Indiana can tell us and participate in a "mock" dig to find objects from ancient peoples.

Did You Know?

George Rogers Clark

George Rogers Clark worked diligently to develop a working relationship with the Spanish lieutenant governor in St. Louis. More...