Learn About the Origins of Primrose Farm Park Aug. 18

Learn About the Origins of Primrose Farm Park Aug. 18

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One of Kane County’s lesser-known agricultural and historical treasures is Primrose Park in St. Charles. Now, Kane County residents have a chance to learn more about it.

Visit Primrose Farm Park from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, from for an in-depth look at the Peck family and their legacy during “The Sense of Place” program series.

Primrose Farm logoThe farmyard at Primrose is filled with cows mooing, roosters crowing and children learning. But how did we get here? What did our present-day living history farm actually look like in the 1930s? What led people to settle this land in the first place? Come explore the natural and cultural history of this unique site with Naturalist Pam Otto and a Primrose Farm Historian. This program includes a tractor-drawn wagon ride and a sunset snack in the summer kitchen.

Advance registration is required. Registration fee is $10 per person. Learn from the Experts programs are for ages 18 and above. Call 630-444-3190 or e-mail programs@kaneforest.com to register.

Primrose Farm Park is located at 5N726 Crane Road, St. Charles.

Learn from the Experts programs are taught by experts in their respective fields and offer in-depth learning opportunities about our local ecology. The programs are offered through a partnership with the Forest Preserve District of Kane County, St. Charles Park District and Geneva Park District.

For more information, or to view a full list of upcoming Forest Preserve District nature programs, visit www.kaneforest.com.

SOURCE: Forest Preserve District of Kane County news release