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Meet Abraham Lincoln!

April 10, 2023

Travel back to 1848 as Illinois Congressman Abraham Lincoln salutes the opening of the I&M Canal. This free, 45-minute outdoor program will take place at three locations  – Joliet, Morris, and Ottawa throughout the day and kicks off our 12-month 175th Anniversary celebration.

·      11:00 AM in Joliet, Illinois, on the steps of the Will County Courthouse

·      1:30 PM in Morris, Illinois, on the steps of the Grundy County Courthouse

·      4:00 PM in Ottawa, Illinois, in Washington Square Park, with short reception to follow at Reddick Mansion

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April 10, 2023