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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Carbon Hill School Museum

Carbon Hill School Museum

875 Second St.
Carbon Hill, IL 60416
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The Carbon Hill School Museum is home to the Carbon Hill Historical Society. This original 1893 schoolhouse displays hundreds of original artifacts depicting immigrant turn-of-the-century life of families, businesses, and coal mines. On display are original items in the Carbon Hill, Illinois history such as jailhouse iron doors, coal mining tools, old store supplies, Illinois coal reports and maps, and plenty of Carbon Hill family history. A significant portion of the museum represents the history of the coal fields of Grundy County and Will County, Illinois. The Carbon Hill Historical Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing history information and historical programs for to enjoy.

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