Support the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area Today!
Why is the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area (IMCNHA) important to you? Is it because it defines our local history, tells our national American story? Is it that your own family history, a reason your ancestors came to this place, is right here? Is it where you walk in the footsteps of Abe Lincoln or Chief Shabbona? Is it that we have a living history experience with the I&M Canal Boat? Is it an educational opportunity for your kids? Is it where you enjoy fun activities on a weekend? Is it our many canal towns’ unique dining, shopping and seasonal events? Is it that the canal towpath is a favorite place for you to run, walk, ride your bike, or walk your dog?
Whatever your connection(s), we invite you to become a supporter of the I&M Canal and help us continue to protect and promote this special place. By joining, you help us show the National Park Service and the United States Congress how much we care about the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area and want to see its stories shared, its resources protected, it uses continued. Your local match to this federal money makes all that we enjoy today be sustained through tomorrow.
Join us as we continue:
Click Here to visit the donate page or call (815)220-1848×1838
Thank you for your support of the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area (IMCNHA) through the Canal Corridor Association.
Ana B. Koval
The Canal Corridor Association (CCA) is designated by Congress as the local coordinating entity for the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area, America’s first national heritage area. The CCA is a 501(c)3 non profit organization that preserves history, protects nature, and creates destinations where people can learn and have fun in the I&M Canal National Heritage Area, since 1982. Donate today to help the CCA protect, promote, and enhance the historic, cultural, and natural resources of the I&M Canal National Heritage Area.