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The origins of the Channahon Dam can be traced to the construction of the I&M Canal.
This postcard photograph shows the third Will County Courthouse from the corner of Jefferson and Chicago Streets looking southwest.
For over 30 years, Dellwood Park, just north of Joliet in Lockport, was one of the finest amusement, recreational and picnic areas in the region.
The arrival of the Rock Island Railroad in 1852 led to the plotting of the Village of Mokena in that year by Allen Denny. The original plot included 13 lots on what is now Front Street.
In the early 20th century, early roads like the Lincoln Highway and Route 66 helped for the first time to connect small-town America with larger urban areas via a hard-service road.
In the early 20th century early roads like the Lincoln Highway and Route 66 helped for the first time to connect small-town America with larger urban areas via a hard-service road.
Located on the southeast corner of Kansas and Hickory Streets, the Folkers Hotel was owned and operated for many years by Johnson Folkers.
On August 24, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill authorizing the creation of the I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor.
Looking across the I&M Canal, this 1880s era photograph shows the west side of the canal and several businesses located along Bluff Street.
A locktender’s house was built along the west side of Lock #6 in 1848.
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