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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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Chicago Portage Area | Bolingbrook Area | Joliet Area
Morris Area | Starved Rock Area | Putnam County

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I&M Canal National Heritage Area's Anniversary

Dates: Now - Aug. 24, 2017
Category: Education/History
Location: I&M Canal Boat, 754 1st Street, LaSalle, IL 61301
Phone: 8152201848
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Come celebrate the I&M Canal National Heritage Area, America's FIRST National Heritage Area, 33rd birthday!

On August 24th 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill establishing the first National Heritage Area in the nation. This "new kind of national park" was the first explicit marriage of preservation, conservation, recreation, and economic development.

The I&M Canal National Heritage Area celebrates the anniversary with a special I&M Canal Tour aboard the replica canal boat "The Volunteer". Climb aboard & learn about why the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage area is so important in America's history & how the I&M Canal created Chicago!

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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