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The Grounds at Thornhill Education Center

Take a habitat history walk to view the historic Hawthorn collection, discover the meaning of the  stained glass tree medallions  in gentleman’s library (Founder’s Room), and learn more about the Morton family mansion and the transformation to Thornhill Education Center. During our walking tour we will explore the  landscape collections that include 80 different plants which surrounded the Morton mansion, and view new plantings in the Fragrance Garden, Joy Path and the Morton Cemetery. 
 
Instructor: Patrick Kelsch
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors; dress for the weather and hiking. Limit 15
Certificate information: Naturalist Certificate elective (3 hours)
Course number: 
N027
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 
Thursday, May 22, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$8.00 members
$16.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

CALL: 630-719-2468
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW