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Memorial Day Service

 (Pulaski Co) Mounds City National Cemetery,  10am. This elaborate service consists of the National Anthem, Pledge of Allegiance, lowering of the Flag, Invocation, Civil War Re-enactors, Guest Speakers, Laying of the Wreath, Benediction, rifle and cannon salute, and Taps.  618-748-9041

Thebes Courthouse – Living History

The 1848 Thebes Courthouse will reopen for tours on Memorial Day weekend. We will be opening on Saturday, May 27th from 11 AM to 2 PM. The Thebes Historical Society plans to host a Memorial Day weekend event on Sunday, May 28th from 10 AM to 3 PM. Tim Cook's Read more…

Reptile and Amphibian Program

Giant City Visitor center 235 Giant City Road, Makanda

Here at Giant City, reptiles and amphibians hold a special place in our hearts. Join Jeremy Schumacher, Forester and reptile and amphibian enthusiast, as he discusses these often misunderstood creatures and shows off several different live species. Registration is required. 618-457-4836.