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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: Highways Through Time

Dates: Now - Sep. 20, 2018
Times: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Category: Education/History
Location: The Gaylord Building, 200 West 8th Street, Lockport, IL 60441
Phone: (815)200-1848
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Join the Canal Corridor Association for the dinner lecture Highways Through Time at the Gaylord Building on September 20th 2018. The story of this region is best understood not as the impact of the Chicago Portage, or the I&M canal, or the Chicago and Alton Railroad, or Route 66; but as the trajectory of thousands of years as the nexus of transportation, trade, and commerce. Join Midewin Archaeologist Joe Wheeler as we look at that history and prehistory, and search for vestiges of it still visible on the land today.

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


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