Event:      Hauberg Indian Museum

Date:  Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday,
The Hauberg Indian Museum at Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island, offers visitors a tour of a year in the life of a Native American, starting with summer corn harvest and ending with spring maple syrup-bottling. Life-size displays, houses, and mannequins portray the daily life of a Sauk or Mesquakie Indian during the late 1700s and early 1800s. The Fur Trade exhibit examines the economic relationship between the Sauk and Mesquakie and the American Fur Company, which made Indians in Illinois part of lucrative worldwide trade. Hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. March-October; 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. November-February. Call (309) 788-9536.

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