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Lincoln Days on the I&M Canal

Dates: Oct. 5, 2019 - Oct. 6, 2019
Times: 10:00AM, 1:00PM, 3:00PM
Category: Education/History
Location: I&M Canal Boat, 754 First Street, LaSalle, IL 61301
Phone: 815-220-1848
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Celebrate the day that Abraham Lincoln & his family were on LaSalle-Peru with Mary Todd Lincoln as she hosts this very special canal boat tour! Climb aboard a replica 19th Century canal boat and step back in time to 1848. Mary Todd Lincoln will guide you on a tour of the western end of the I&M Canal, where she and Mr. Lincoln walked in 1848 between the canal boats and the river boats. Mrs. Lincoln will retrace an hour of the Lincoln family's trip from Washington, DC, home to Springfield on the I&M Canal Boat.


What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Grundy County Corn Festival

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