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Mark Your Calendars


KVHS Fundraiser

May 21 - Yesteryears Kankakee - Heritage Festival and Dance
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
More information to be released
Old fashioned fun - food, music, dancing, magic show, entertainment and live auction!

2005 Archaeology Study at the Collier Lodge Site
June 15 - July 2
Planned work week will be Wednesday through Saturday
Members of KVHS will once again have the opportunity to participate in the work!

Creative Works Create Funds for Collier Lodge Restoration
The Kankakee River Almanac (stories from the Stroller and Siftings series along with historical photos and more.) - Newest publication by KVHS--- soon to be released.

KVHS Video - 2 part DVD - Historical overview of the Collier Lodge Site - prehistoric to current day and Archaeology at the Collier Lodge Site - 2003 and 2004 on-site work as well as cataloging at Notre Dame

Recent Updates
KVHS Archaeology Project
Archaeological group diggin' dig in Kouts - June 15, 2004
What Lies Beneath - June 15, 2004
This Is Life - June 25, 2004
2004 Arachaeological Project Photo Gallery.

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