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Joliet Iron Works Tour

75 Columbia Street Joliet, IL

Dates: Now
Times: 9:00AM-10:30AM
Location: Joliet Iron Works Historic Site, 75 Columbia Street, Joliet, IL

Please note: Wearing a mask is recommended for those who are not fully vaccinated. Which city carried the nickname City of Stone and Steel? Joliet's once-thriving industrial plant rivaled Pittsburgh's steel power. Explore its stone foundations that are more than 100 years old. A naturalist will share the fascinating stories of the men and machines that worked to produce up to 2,000 tons of iron a day during the mill's peak operation. Fee: Free! Age: All ages. Registration required by Wednesday, July 14, by calling 815.886.1467 or online: Paved walkways are accessible on this 1-mile tour. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online ( no later than 48 hours before the program. (Photo by Chad Merda)

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