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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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Dinner & A Little History: National Park Service Age 100

Dates: Now - Sep. 14, 2017
Times: 6:00pm Cocktails, 6:30pm Dinner, 7:30 Lecture
Category: Education/History
Location: Canal Corridor Association, 200 W. 8th Street, Lockport, IL 60441
Phone: 8152201848
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The National Park Service, sometimes described as "America's Best Idea," is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. The NPS set aside sites that are particularly beautiful or scientifically or historically significant and made them available to the public on a scale unprecedented in world history. Although spectacular places in western states and coastal regions might initially come to mind, some of the nearly 500 NPS sites are in the Midwest. Accomplished cultural geographer Norman Moline will present highlights of NPS history and then focus on sites in Illinois and adjacent states.


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