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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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City of Oglesby

City of Oglesby

110 East Walnut Street
Oglesby, IL 61348
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A small town atmosphere with big town amenities, Oglesby is perfectly situated where the Illinois River and Vermillion River meet, affording visitors many recreational opportunities. For those wanting to explorer further, Matthiessen, Starved Rock, and Buffalo Rock state parks are just a few miles away. Another recognizable site is the Theodore G. Dickinson House. Built by Dickinson who was the founder of the Marquette concrete plant, the house is now a recreational facility used for meetings and events - the six lane bowling alley hosts camps and birthday parties. Visitors to Oglesby will find many activities for all speeds, from golf courses and riding stables to shopping and fine restaurants. Seasonal festivals such as Fun Fest in July, farmer’s markets, and Harvest Fest add to Oglesby’s small town charm.

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