Our Canal Alliance Partners

As a National Heritage Area, we partner with local municipalities, non-profits and other organizations to celebrate and preserve the values and distinct features of our nation’s culture and history, engaging the community through education, preservation, conservation, heritage tourism, volunteerism, outdoor recreation, the arts and more. If you would like to become a Canal Alliance Partner, you can get more information here >

We are honored to work with the following organizations to fulfill the vision and mission of our National Heritage Area.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum
Active Transportation Alliance
Bronzeville Black Metropolis National Heritage Area
Bronzeville Historical Society
Carbon Hill Historical Society
Channahon Park District
Chicago Maritime Museum
Chicago Southland CVB
City of LaSalle
City of Lockport
City of Morris
City of Ottawa
Community Foundation of Grundy County
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Forest Preserve District of Will County
Friends of the Chicago Portage
Friends of the Chicago River
Gaylord Building – National Trust for Historic Preservation
Goose Lake Prairie Partners
Grundy County Board
Grundy County Historical Society
Hegeler Carus Mansion
Heritage Corridor Destinations
Historic Pullman Foundation
Illinois Historic Group Directory
Illinois Labor History Society
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Illinois State Museum, Lockport Gallery
Illinois Waterway Visitor Center
Indiana Dunes National Park

Isle a la Cache Museum
Joliet Area Historical Museum

Lake Katherine Nature Center
Landmarks Illinois
LaSalle County Historical Society
LaSalle Public Library
Lemont Public Library
Looking for Lincoln National Heritage Area
Midewin Heritage Association
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Morris Area Public Library
National A Phillip Randolph – Pullman Porter Museum
National Park Service
Oglesby Public Library
Ottawa Canal Association
Ottawa Historical & Scouting Heritage Museum
Ottawa Visitor Center
Peru Public Library
Pullman National Park
Reddick Mansion Association
Reddick Public Library
Seneca Area Heritage Museum
South Branch Advisory Council
Weber House & Gardens
Westclox Museum
White Oak Library District
Will County Historical Museum & Research Center
Village of Channahon
Village of Lemont