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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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Putnam County Historical Society

Putnam County Historical Society

327 Old Highway 26
Hennepin, IL 61327
815-925-7560
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The Putnam County Historical Society hosts an annual agriculture museum open house in August. The museum is home to antique farm equipment, a permanent exhibit on the history of corn in the U.S., a permanent exhibit on the Illinois River and area wildlife. The Agriculture Museum is open by appointment.





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