The George Rogers Clark National Historical Park will be commemorating the anniversary of Clark’s capture of Fort Sackville this month with a pair of events.
Chief Ranger Joe Herron says next Saturday, February 22nd, area residents can join park staff on a 5-mile walk recreating George Rogers Clark’s finals steps into Vincennes.
The event will feature an explanation from Park Rangers about events that took place during the March.
Those interested in taking part in the walk can contact the Parks office at 812-882-1776.
Just thee days later on February 25th at 11 am, Herron says the public is invited to attend a ceremony inside the Clark Memorial Rotunda to honor Clark and his men.
The Executive Director of the Grouseland Foundation, Lisa-Ice Jones will be the keynote speaker. Herron says Ice-Jones will speak about the connection between Clark and William Henry Harrison and the turbulent times they lived in.