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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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Lincoln & the Canal Exhibit

Dates: Aug. 25, 2018 - Aug. 28, 2018
Times: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Category: Education/History
Location: Lock 16 Cafe & Visitor Center, 754 First Street, LaSalle, IL 61301
Phone: 815-220-1848
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Come see the Abraham Lincoln & the I&M Canal Exhibit at the Lock 16 Café & Visitor Center during the Doors Open Weekend for the Illinois Bicentennial.

Abraham Lincoln believed that the Illinois & Michigan Canal promoted the settlement and growth of northern Illinois. Ultimately the canal made a once small settlement, Chicago, thrive and become a major transportation and economic center for the entire nation.

This exhibit explores Abraham Lincoln's connection to the Illinois &Michigan Canal from his early days in Illinois and the creation of the I&M Canal to his desire to expand it during his Presidency.

For more information visit www.iandmcanal.org or call (815)220-1848x1838


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