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Tipis, Teepees or Tepees?

No matter how you spell it, the Native Americans called it home.  Now you can enjoy the rhythms of nature just as Chief Blackhawk did 200 years ago by "living in" an authentic tipi/  Available for purchase at the Eagle's Nest in Oregon, Illinois.

*2009 - 2010 Standard Tipi Prices plus tax

Size                    Price            Capacity
12’            $1595.00        1-2
14’            $1795.00        3-4
16’            $1995.00        3-4
18’            $2195.00        4-5
20’            $2895.00        5-6
24’            $3595.00        7-8

*Get a $150 off the price if you agree to donate the use of your tipi in 2010 Oregon Trail Days Festival.  Get an additional $150 off if you donate the use of your tipi in 2011.

Tipis available at the Eagles Nest 815-732-2523


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Summary: Tipis on display throughout City of Oregon to promote Oregon Trail Days Festival

Cost: $1495

Program: 14 foot Tipi, artist, and paint included in price

Committee Use: Tipis will initially be used by committee to advertise upcoming festival and will be located at Lowden State Park for camping

Customer Use: Tipis may be used by business or organization for business display, camping, etc if they choose to keep them.  Otherwise the Tipi may be donated back to the Festival Committee to be auctioned off as a fundraiser

Theme: The theme is up to the customer however it is preferred that the theme be representative of Oregon’s Native American or western history.  Suggestions include: wildlife, floral or fauna, the Rock River, early buildings, Indian themes, etc


1.  No overt Advertising

2.  Name of business or organization cannot be primary feature

3.  Business name must be incorporated artistically into design

Detailed Description

The “Tipis on Parade” will be used as an artistic and historical representation of the community during the Oregon Trail Days Festival being held July 16-18, 2010.  Tipis will be painted by local artist with themes that evoke the historical and natural nature of Oregon and will be on display prior to the festival as an attempt to draw attention to Oregon and the festival.

During the event Tipis will be on display at Lowden State Park as an aesthetic display for the festival and they will also be available for camping.  Money collected from camping fees will be used to pay for Festival expenses.

After the event customers may choose to keep their Tipis for business displays or they may donate them back to the Festival Committee to be auctioned off as a fundraiser.



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