Don’t forget about the annual Ride the Ups and Downs Event!

Apple River Fort and Interpretive Center The Center is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm Wed-Sun. Winter hours, November 1 through March 1, are 9:00am to 4:00pm Wed-Sun except for major holidays. For additional information or scheduling group tours, call 815/858-2028 or e-mail [email protected].

Great Western Train Depot Museum Open 1:00pm-4:00pm Weekends May through October or by special appointment (Elizabeth Historical Society). Unique Elizabeth and railroad gifts are available. Santa Claus will visit the Depot on Dec. 8 from 1:00-3:00. Free admission (815)858-2098 e-mail: [email protected]



Ride the Ups and Downs
Saturday, May 3,2003 a 1 day bicycle ride on the scenic,hilly Illinois backroads of Jo Daviess County. Choose between 22/31/46/60 miles. Register between 7:30am – 9:00am at the Elizabeth Community Building on the west edge of Elizabeth, Rt 20. Fee $15 by April 27; $20 after. Includes well-marked color-coded maps, sag service, snacks on the route, plus food and drink coupons to be used in local establishments following the ride. T-shirts may be ordered for $10 but must be ordered in advance. Info: Jerry Bausman, 815/858-2002 or e-mail: [email protected].
Spring Fling
Saturday: 9am-4pm with sidewalk sales, petting zoo, arts and crafts,Library book sale, displays at Great Western Train Depot Museum, and activities at the Apple River Fort. 815/858-2002


P.O. Box 371
Elizabeth, Illinois 61028

Phone: (815)858-2221
Fax: (815)858-3881
E-mail: [email protected]