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June 2017

Help Wanted Boat Tour!

June 1 @ 9:00 am - October 30 @ 3:00 pm
I&M Canal National Heritage Area,
$79.00

Join us for our NEW Help Wanted Interactive Boat Tour! During this interactive living history tour, YOU will enter the world of a Packet Boat CAPTAIN, a DECKHAND, or a…

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July 2017

Mule Pulled Canal Boat Tour

July 24 @ 10:00 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm
I&M Canal National Heritage Area,

The Only Mule-Pulled Boat Ride in Illinois! Take a journey back in time aboard the “Volunteer,” a 70-passenger, mule-pulled 1840’s replica canal boat, as it coasts gently up and down…

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Mules, Mansion, & Mimosas Boat Tour

July 24 @ 10:00 am - October 30 @ 3:00 pm
LaSalle, IL United States + Google Map
$32.00

Take the I&M Canal's Weekend brunch boat ride! Combine a mimosa at Lock 16 Café, a historic 1-hour mule pulled boat ride on the I&M Canal Boat, and a 1-hour…

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October 2017

Dinner & a Little History: Coal, Shale, and Ironstone: The Geology & Paleontology of Mazon Creek

October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lock 16 Center, 754 First Street
LaSalle, 61301
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Join us Thursday, October 5th 2017 at the Lock 16 Cafe for our Dinner Lecture: Coal, Shale, and Ironstone: The Geology & Paleontology of Mazon Creek.  Located in northeastern Illinois, Mazon…

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Lincoln Day on the I&M Canal!

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lock 16 Center, 754 First Street
LaSalle, 61301
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Join Mary Todd Lincoln as she hosts this very special canal boat tour!   Climb aboard a replica 19th Century canal boat and step back in time to 1848. Mary…

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The Global Challenge of ‘Place Making’ with Speaker Gerald Adelmann

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Lewis Univeristy Main Campus, One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446 United States
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Join us on October 19th 2017 at 11:00am for Lewis University's  James & Mary Sczepaniak Lecture Series with speaker Gerald W. Adelmann presenting “The Global Challenge of ‘Place Making’: How…

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I&M Canal Haunted Boat Tour

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - October 29 @ 6:00 pm
Lock 16 Center, 754 First Street
LaSalle, 61301
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A Halloween adventure filled with legend, mystery and horror! Come to the I&M Canal Boat for a 1-hour ghostly, spooky mule-pulled canal boat adventure. This guided haunted canal boat tour is…

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November 2017

Dinner & a Little History: Trail Markers: Past & Present

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lock 16 Center, 754 First Street
LaSalle, 61301
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Join us Thursday, November 30th 2017 at the Lock 16 Cafe for our Dinner Lecture: Trail Markers: Past & Present.   The Trail Marker Trees as well as the Marker Trees…

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February 2018

Dinner & A Little History: Lost in the Town of Sag Bridge

February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Public Landing Restaurant, 200 W 8th St, Lockport, IL 60441
Lockport, 60441 United States
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Join us, Thursday February 22nd 2018, at the Gaylord building for our Dinner lecture series: Lost in the Town of Sag Bridge with speaker & author Patrica Camalliere! Although it…

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March 2018

Sunday Lecture Series: Labor History in the Illinois Valley

March 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lock 16 Center, 754 First Street
LaSalle, 61301
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$8.00

Join us, Sunday March 11th 2018, at the Lock 16 Visitor Center for our Sunday lecture series: Labor History in the Illinois Valley!   Illinois Valley workers organized to protect…

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