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Heritage Dinner

Dates: Now - Oct. 19, 2019
Times: 5:30PM-8:30PM
Category: Education/History
Location: Mendota Museum & Historical Society, 901 Washington Street, PO Box 433, Mendota, Il 61342
Phone: 815-539-3373
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Come join us for an evening of Del Monte History. This years Heritage Dinner presenter is Harlan Hawkins!!! We will hear Harlan Hawkins' overview of his 45 years of employment with Del Monte. Let us take you back to 1975, during a time when Gerald Ford was president, gasoline was 57 cents and stamps only cost a dime.

Reservations are required. Please call (815)539-3373 or email mmhsmuseum@yahoo.com no later than October 11. Mail checks prior to the event to: MMHS, P.O. Box 433, Mendota, IL 61342-0433.

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Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
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