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Bike & Brake for History

Dates: Now - Jun. 1, 2019
Times: 9:00AM-11:30AM
Category: Education/History
Location: Gaylord Building , 200 W 8th Street, Lockport, Il 60441
Phone: (815) 886-1467
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The Illinois & Michigan Canal is our backdrop for this fun and fascinating ride. We'll share the origins of the waterway and its impact to Will County, and visit a former hot spot of industry. Our starting point is the plaza outside Lockport's Gaylord Building. The ride is approximately 8 miles round trip along crushed limestone trails. A water bottle and helmet are strongly encouraged. Please dress for the weather.Ages 12 or older. Registration required by Thursday, May 30: 815.886.1467.

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

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