Visit the only remaining toll house on the Illinois & Michigan Canal
April 7 @ 11:00 am - October 27 @ 3:00 pm CDT
An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019
See a lifesize canal barge and enter the toll house furnished as it may have been in 1850.
Get an understanding of the significance of the Canal to the growth of our young republic, emigration of pioneer settlers and growth of the Mid-west, Chicago, LaSalle County and the City of Ottawa. See how the locks raised and lowered boats with no electricity, pumps or other power.