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Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau

2701 Black Road, Suite 201, Joliet, IL 60435

Historic Sites

Welcome to Illinois' historic I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor.

Situated between Lake Michigan and the Illinois River, the region is an outdoor recreational dream, beginning with miles of trails and waterways stretching from suburban Chicago all the way to Starved Rock State Park. Stay at four star hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts, explore Route 66, shop big-names and boutiques, dine on hearty home cooking or haute cuisine, and play at the area's exciting attractions and gaming venues

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Joliet Iron Works Historic Site


The Forest Preserve District of Will County’s 52-acre Joliet Iron Works Historic Site was acquired between 1991 and 1997.

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The Jacob Henry Mansion


A true Victorian gem.

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Joliet Prison Park


The Old Joliet Prison Park is free public park located just outside the Collins Street Prison.

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