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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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Jolliet vs. La Salle: A Rivalry between Two Explorers in the Illinois Country

Dates: Now - Nov. 15, 2017
Times: 7-8:30 p.m.
Category: Education/History
Location: Isle a la Cache Museum, 501 E. 135th St., Romeoville, IL 60446
Phone: (815) 886-1467
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Louis Jolliet and René-Robert Cavelier, also known as La Salle, were two ambitious 17th-century rivals who sought to establish the first European settlements in today's Illinois. Historian, educator and author Mark Walczynski will examine the extent of this rivalry, showing how far both men were willing to stretch the truth in order to be the first to establish French settlement and commerce in the region. For ages 16 or older. Registration required: 815.886.1467.


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Bowlero
The Levy Center
Village of Bolingbrook
Embers Tap House
Bolingbrook Golf Club
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