Discover Gramercy Park ~ A Facebook Live Event

JDCF was Live this morning with Rick Leute of the Gramercy Park Foundation for a program about this 10-acre hidden gem of a park located in East Dubuque, IL. Rick shared some of the park’s history and plans for it’s future as well as some facts about the 26 burial and ceremonial Native American mounds found onsite that date back to the Hopewell culture circa 200-500 A.D. Unfortunately, our sound system was no match for the noise from the freight trains running below us and so we apologize for the ragged audio. However, the video will give you enough information to make you want to go and visit the park in person. Gramercy Park is located at Beecher and Gramercy Streets, East Dubuque, IL 61025. We thank the Apple River State Bank/First Community Bank of Galena for sponsoring our Facebook Live series.

Upcoming Events

All Things Butterfly ~ A Facebook Live Event

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

JDCF will be on location at the Wapello Land and Reserve for a program all about butterflies.  We will be joined by a butterfly expert who will discuss the life cycle, migration patterns, and importance of these insects, specifically the painted lady.  Our Facebook Live series is sponsored by the Apple River State Bank/First Community […] Read More

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Facebook Live with Dubuque County Conservation

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

We will be traveling across the river for a Facebook Live broadcast with special guest Kaytlan Moeller of Dubuque County Conservation to learn about the many opportunities for outdoor recreation in and around the Dubuque, IA area.  We thank the Apple River State Bank/First Community Bank of Galena for sponsoring our Facebook Live series.

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Fireside Storytelling at Wapello

October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Bring a lawn chair and join the JDCF’s volunteer group, the Friends of Wapello, by a fire for storytelling.  Stories can teach lessons and make people laugh. Native Americans that once inhabited Wapello passed on their knowledge to the next generation through story telling. Come listen, learn, and share a laugh.  You can even bring […] Read More

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