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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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Morris Area | Starved Rock Area | Putnam County

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Lincoln Day on the I&M Canal

Ride the I&M Canal Boat on Sunday, October 8th, to celebrate the day that Abraham Lincoln & his family were in LaSalle-Peru!.  Join Mary Todd Lincoln as she hosts this very special canal boat tour! Listen to stories about President Lincoln’s trip down the I&M Canal and the Lincoln’s family life in 1848.  You’ll board The Volunteer, a 76' x 15'  full-size replica of the 19th century canal boats that once carried passengers on the I&M Canal!  Call 815-220-1848 for boat schedule and reservations or visit http://www.lasallecanalboat.org/ for details.

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