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Joliet Iron Works Tour

Dates: May. 2, 2020 - May. 2, 2020
Times: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Category: Education/History
Location: Joliet Iron Works Historic Site, 501 E 135th Street, Romeoville, Il 60446
Phone: (815) 886-1467
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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. Paved walkways are accessible on this 1-mile tour. Registration required by Friday, May 1: 815.886.1467.


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

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