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Indiana Volkssport Association “George Rogers Clark Historic Walk with Heroes”

February 22, 2020 @ 3:00 am

The Indiana Volkssport Association with George Rogers Clark National Historical Park will present a volksmarch, “George Rogers Clark Historic Walk with Heroes” on Saturday, February 22, 2020. A Volksmarch is literally a “folks walk” or a walk for the people. This a 5k or 10k walk guided by the National Park Service commemorating the 241st anniversary of Clark’s capture of British-held Fort Sackville in February 1779 during the Revolutionary War. Clark’s route will be retraced as a group from Illinois over the Lincoln Memorial Bridge to the National Historical Park and former site of Fort Sackville. Much of the walk is on paved roads and will take place no matter the weather conditions, so participants are advised to dress appropriately. Period clothing is encouraged, but not required. Participants should register at 9:00am at the park’s visitors center, then will board a bus to be taken out and dropped off to begin the hike at 10:00am. Everyone is welcome to this free event however, each participant must register at the start point. *Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. To ensure that enough transportation is available please RSVP to this event in “Meetup”, https://www.meetup.com/Indiana-Volkssport-Walking-Meetup/events/264261905/. Margaret Dalle-Ave with the Indiana Volkssport Association (dalleave@sbcglobal.net) should be addressed with any questions or to RSVP. Information is also available by calling George Rogers Clark NHP at 812-882.1776.


February 22, 2020
3:00 am


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