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.
George Rogers Clark NHP
History is boring!
If this is what you think - then you need to visit George Rogers Clark National Historical Park.
Watch an exciting 30-minute movie, complete with battle scenes and lots of action. Explore a huge stone memorial which stands 85 feet tall. Learn about the people who actually made history.
While memorizing dates and names for history class may be "boring," learning about the individuals involved in history can be very exciting. Did you know that George Rogers Clark was only 25 years old when he conceived of the plan to lead an army against the British? Did you know that Indians and French-speaking people living in the northwest supported both sides of this conflict? Did you know that British soldiers wore wool uniforms all year round? Interesting? While at George Rogers Clark NHP you will discover many more interesting things about the people involved.
Become a junior ranger and take a closer look at the Clark story as you complete the questionnaire.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Old Northwest Territory was governed by the Ordinance of 1787? This piece of legislation predates the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and is the first time specific rights were guaranteed to United States citizens.