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Joliet Iron Works Tour

Dates: Now - Nov. 4, 2017
Times: 1-2:30 p.m.
Category: Education/History
Location: Joliet Iron Works Histoic Site, 75 Columbia, Joliet, IL 60432
Phone: (815) 886-1467
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Local history buffs will enjoy this insightful tour of the blue-collar origins of Joliet. Hear the stories of the men who worked at the site. Discover why Joliet has the nickname "City of Stone and Steel" as you learn about iron and steel production during this fascinating tour. A naturalist will guide you through what remains of this once-thriving industrial plant. Paved walkways are accessible on the 1-mile tour.

What's Nearby:
Rialto Square Theatre
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Forest Preserve District of Will County
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Friaco's Mexican Restaurant

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