This is a class offered in the library by Highland College Lifelong Learning. For registration info click here: https://highland.corsizio.com/c/64b80005c2e36c6ea3e92401 or call 815 599 3403.
Learn about the years (1524-1763) the French explored and settled in Wisconsin (Wis-kon-sa) and Illinois (Il-len-noh-wa). Native American tribes and relations, British arrival, and French sites including Fort De Chartes are covered.
This class is taught by Mark Peterson. Mark’s passion for sharing his knowledge in history and his traveling background to all 50 states and 19 countries on five continents provides the foundation for a wonderful classroom experience.