Sunday, Apr 20, 2014

Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum
25 East Washington Street, Suite 1650
Chicago, IL, 60602, US
P: (312) 427-3668
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website : click to visit
Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum

specialties : Maritime
General Overview
Also known as the Canal Corridor Association - the opening of the Illinois and Michigan Canal in 1848 gave Illinois the key to mastery of the American mid-continent. The dream of the canal had animated every vision and underlaid every plan for Illinois for 200 years before. - The Illinois and Michigan Canal is one of the best-kept secrets of American history. Though few know today how important it was, everyone here knew it a century and a half ago.
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