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Geology of Midewin

Dates: Now - Sep. 21, 2019
Times: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Category: Education/History Nature
Location: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, 30239 South State Route 53, Wilmington, Il 60481
Phone: 815-423-6370
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15,000 years ago, a one-mile thick glacial ice sheet moved over Illinois leaving its mark on Midewin. Environments in prehistoric times included tropical swamplands and subtropical oceans. View the rocks, hills and plains of Midewin that still bear evidence of these vastly different environments. This car caravan tour lasts 3 hours and takes place on unimproved roads, gravel and potholes can be expected.

If you'd like to register for this tour, please call 815-423-6370.


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

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