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Bike and Brake for History
Date:
Saturday, 6/17/2017 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Contact Phone:
815.886.1467
Address:
Gaylord Building National Trust Historic Site, 200 West 8th Street - Map Me
Fee:
Free!
Age Requirements:
Ages 12 or Older
Activity Type:
Biking, Education, History, Wildlife Viewing, Family Activities
Description:
Push the pedals and test your mettle on this ride along the historic I&M Canal. We’ll share the origins of the waterway, its impact to Will County, and visit a former hot-spot (literally) of industry. We will meet at the plaza outside the Gaylord Building.
Event Requirements:
Registration is required by calling 815.886.1467 by Thursday, June 15.

A water bottle and helmet are strongly encouraged. Please dress for the weather.

The ride is approximately four miles one-way along crushed limestone trails. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

Photograph Courtesy of Glenn P. Knoblock
 
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