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Help Wanted Boat Tour

Dates: Now - Oct. 28, 2017
Times: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Category: Ongoing
Location: Canal Corridor Association, 754 First Street, LaSalle, IL 61301
Phone: 815-220-1848
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During this interactive living history tour, YOU will enter the world of a Packet Boat CAPTAIN, a DECKHAND, or a MULE-TENDER and explore the nooks and crannies of the 76' x 15' replica of a canal-era boat, The Volunteer. Stand on the stern with the Captain as you learn the ropes and pilot the boat. You'll also learn about the mules that pull the boat along the historic I&M Canal.

The Help Wanted Tour lasts 3 hours. A lunch voucher for Lock 16 Café will be provided, and you will receive a CAPTAIN/DECKHAND/MULE-TENDER FOR A DAY CERTIFICATE and an illustrated I&M Canal Book after completion of the tour.

This personalized, one-on-one tour is open to the public, but is limited to one person per open position.

What's Nearby:
Hegeler Carus Mansion
La Quinta Inn and Suites- Peru
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Mix's Trading Post & Utica Electric Bike Rentals
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Catlin Park

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