Dr. Eileen McMahon, Professor of History at Lewis University, will discuss the Irish canal digger communities along the canal after a delicious dinner with fellow history enthusiasts at the Lock 16 Center in La Salle on Thursday, November 19 at 5:30pm.…
La Salle Silhouette installed in downtown La Salle! On Friday, October 9th, a group of canal enthusiasts, history buffs, and curious passerbys gathered at the corner of First and Joliet Streets in downtown La Salle to witness the unveiling of the…
Professor Amanda Fesperman speaks on Female Spies of the South
Thursday, October 15th at 6PM.
Public Landing Restaurant, 200 W. 8th Street, Lockport, IL 60441
The rain was falling heavily Saturday morning as the British legionaries emerged from their tents in Columbia Woods along the Des Plaines River where they had camped since Thursday. On Friday over 1,000 fourth through sixth grade students had been there, rushing from tent to tent; shopping, eating, playing and taking in the sights and sounds of colonial life at A River Thru History – The Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous.
Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous in Willow Springs this weekend!
Saturday, September 12 • 10am – 5pm
Sunday, September 13 • 10am – 4pm