We hope to get some people to sign up for this presentation by Bill Kemp. He is a wonderful speaker and I'm sure you would enjoy it! We picked this topic to appeal to farmers and history buffs so please sign up.
Before the coming of the railroads, McLean County Farmers marchedlivestock to markets as far away as Chicago and Cincinnati. Can you imagine driving 2,000 hogs 120 miles to Chicago in the wind, ice, and snow of November? Isaac Funk and other area livestock farmers lived to tell the tale!
And yes, it is not a misspelling - it is droving. Wikipedia defines it this way:
Droving is the practice of moving livestock over long distances by walking them "on the hoof". Droving stock to market, usually on foot and often with the aid of dogs, has a very long history in the Old World.
Come learn something new!