Downtown Lemont Walking Tour

306 Lemont St Lemont, IL 60439

Dates: Aug. 27, 2022
Times: 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Lemont Area Historical Society and Museum, 306 Lemont St, Lemont, IL 60439

You and your guide will walk through Lemont's original downtown area. On your tour you will learn about the colorful history of the buildings and people of Lemont and the unique role the town played in the building of the Chicago area. Tour highlights include one of the best preserved sections of the Illinois & Michigan Canal, remains of an old quarry, one of the oldest train stations still in operation in Illinois, and some of the most scenic topography in Cook County. Historical Photos will be shown to give a visual image of what the town looked like in the 1900's. Modern day attractions include charming small-town eateries as well as antique and specialty shops. $10/Adults $7/Seniors $5/Child *Pay at Start of Tour - Cash or Check Only Tour Length: Approximately 1 hour ~ Maximum of 3/4 mile ​ Tour Difficulty: Moderately easy walking. Most of the route is on level ground. However, due to the topography of the town, part of the tour involves one flight of steps at two locations and crosses one pair of railroad tracks.

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