John Muir in Prairie du Chien

John Muir

November 4, 2016 to November 18, 2016. 9:00am - 4:00pm.

As part of the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service, the Prairie du Chien Historical Society will host an exhibit on John Muir at the Fort Crawford Musuem November 4 through November 18. On Sunday, November 13, at 4:00 pm at Fort Crawford Museum, Michael Edmonds, Wisconsin Historical Society, will present the program "John Muir in Wisconsin". Refreshments will be available at the Open House and it is a free event.

There is also be a special exhibit about John Muir's time in Prairie du Chien.

John Muir's activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas, helping to create the National Park Service. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is a prominent American conservation organization. The 211-mile John Muir Trail, a hiking trail in the Sierra Nevada, was named in his honor.

We hope you will enjoy reading his stories in a few of his books available in our bookstore.

Location: Fort Crawford Museum

Date: Friday, November 4, 2016 - Friday, November 18, 2016.

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm.