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History At The Confluence Open House | Beloit Heritage Days

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

The confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River is where the history of our community begins. Stop in to learn about the amazing history of the land at the confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River. Come any time between 11am and 1pm to learn about the Rock River Trail History Trail and […]

“If This Land Could Talk” | Beloit Heritage Days Weekend

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

If this land could talk it would tell you about the people that cared for it, revered it, cried for it, dreamed of it, and shaped it over the millennia. The people of Ke-Chunk, a large Ho-Chunk village, tended crops in the rich soil. When they left in 1832, a fur trader built a small […]

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Fireside With A Fur Trader | Beloit Heritage Days

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us at our fire to learn about the fur trade from "Huna Mato", owner of HM Trading Post. Huna will have a trade bead display, and animal skull and fur display. Great for kids! Come anytime between 1-3pm ► Try a sample of Three Sisters soup which is inspired by our Native American Heritage […]

Detecting the Past – Metal Detecting Adventure for Kids Ages 7+

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Time to put on your explorer’s hat! On this Jr. Explorer Adventure kids, ages 7-11, will become part of the Confluence Discovery Team! They'll dig with us into the history of the confluence land and waters and find out about the people and animals who lived here and learn what traces they’ve left behind.  They’ll […]

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