LAHS Quarries and Illinois & Michigan Canal Walking Tour

Lemont, Il 60439
(630) 257-1550
Dates: Apr. 15, 2023
Times: 10am - 11:30am
Location: I&M Canal Trail, Lemont, Il 60439

The tour guide will talk about the history of Lemont limestone, the quarry industry and its workers, plus the construction and use of the I&M Canal. Historical photos of canal boats, quarry equipment and workers will be shown to give a sense of the hustle and bustle of the quarries and canal in its heyday. Tour is 3/4 mile on a crushed gravel/mulch trail with some inclines.

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