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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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Dinner & A Little History: Wau-Bun the Early Days: A Travelogue with Juliette Kinzie

Dates: Oct. 18, 2018 - Oct. 18, 2018
Times: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Category: Education/History
Location: Gaylord Building, 200 West 8th Street, Lockport, IL 60441
Phone: (815)220-1848
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Join the Canal Corridor Association for the dinner lecture "Wau-Bun the Early Days" at the Gaylord Building on Thursday October 18th 2018. Juliette Magill married the famous fur trader and U.S. Indian sub-agent John H. Kinzie in 1830. He invited her to share with him the great adventure of life in the Northwest Territory. In the early 19th century French voyageurs, fur trappers, British soldiers, American pioneers and above all Indians peopled the wilderness of the Great Lakes. Come celebrate the early days of the frontier with writer, historian and pioneer Juliette Magill Kinzie!

For more information visit www.iandmcanal.org or call (815)220-1848x1838


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