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Uniting the Rivers: The History of the Illinois Waterway

Dates: Jan. 21, 2018 - Jan. 21, 2018
Times: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Category: Education/History
Location: Canal Corridor Association, 101 E Canal St, Utica, IL 61373
Phone: 8152201848
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The Illinois Waterway, once the skeletal remains of a glacial drainage ditch, has been transformed into an engineering marvel. Discover how this passageway became such an essential link in the economy and continues to draw water and land enthusiasts to its banks.

One water enthusiast, the bald eagle, can be seen year-round but is more predictably viewed in the winter. Learn more about this iconic creature and why so many visit the Illinois Waterway.


What's Nearby:
Applebee's Bait Shop
Brightwood Inn
Hegeler Carus Mansion
Catlin Park
Tone's Cones
Pine Hills Golf Club Bar & Restaurant

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