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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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Mazon Creek Fossil Tour

Dates: Now - Aug. 27, 2017
Times: 1-7pm
Category: Nature
Location: Canal Corridor Association, 754 First Street, LaSalle, IL 61301
Phone: 815-220-1848
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Join us, August 26 or 27th, for an adventure of a lifetime and bring home real-life fossils and priceless memories as your souvenirs. Explore the Mazon Creek and discover fossils from the Carbonferous Period of the Paleozoic era! Learn about the environment, ecosystems, and the climate of Northern Illinois as it was 300 million years ago by collecting fossil specimens at the Mazon Fossil Beds. Everyone will have fossils to take home to remember the day. Cocktail hour and an al fresco dinner & cocktails are included.

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What's Nearby:
Hegeler Carus Mansion
Duffy's Tavern
Mix's Trading Post & Utica Electric Bike Rentals
Brightwood Inn
Applebee's Bait Shop
Catlin Park

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