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Geology of Midewin

Dates: Oct. 6, 2018 - Oct. 6, 2018
Times: 9:00AM
Category: Education/History
Location: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, 30239 South State Route 53, Wilmington, IL 60481
Phone: 815-423-6370
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15,000 years ago, a one-mile thick glacial ice sheet moved over Illinois leaving its mark on Midewin. Environments in prehistoric times included tropical swamplands and subtropical oceans. View the rocks, hills and plains of Midewin that still bear evidence of these vastly different environments on this 3 hour auto caravan tour. Tour takes place on unimproved roads: Gravel and potholes can be expected. This program will begin at the welcome center. Please RSVP as soon as you can, to ensure your place on the tour!


What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Captain's Cove Bar and Grill
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Village of Gardner

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