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Joliet Iron Works Tour

Dates: Now - Aug. 22, 2019
Times: 6:00PM -7:30PM
Category: Education/History
Location: Joliet Iron Works Historic Site, 75 Columbia , Joliet, Il 60432
Phone: (815) 886-1467
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Which city carries the nickname "City of Stone and Steel"? Joliet's once-thriving industrial plant rivaled Pittsburgh's steel power, and its stone foundations are more than 100 years old. At the Joliet Iron Works Historic Site, a naturalist will share the stories of the men and machines that worked at this site, along with many other fascinating facts during this program. Paved walkways are accessible on this 1-mile tour. Registration required by Tuesday, August 20: 815.886.1467.

What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Utica Business Association
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Grundy County Corn Festival

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