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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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Dinner & A Little History: Illinois Trail Markers Past & Present

Dates: Nov. 30, 2017 - Nov. 30, 2017
Times: 5:30-8:30pm
Category: Education/History
Location: Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center, 754 1st Street, LaSalle, IL 61301
Phone: 8152201848
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Join us for dinner on Thursday November 30th 5:30pm - 8:00pm for our dinner lecture series "Illinois Trail Marker Trees: Past & Present."

The Trail Marker Trees as well as the Marker Trees in general, were part of an extensive land and water navigation system in our country that already was in place long before the arrival of the first European settlers. While the Native American's had a widespread trail system in place, the Trail Marker Trees served as exit signs off of these land and water routes bringing them to areas of specific interest and then directing them back to the main route, much like the exit signs off of our major interstates today.


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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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