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Event Calendar

Joliet Iron Works Virtual Tour (Zoom webinar)

Event Information

Date: Thursday, 07/09/2020

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 16 or older.

Contact Phone: 815.722.9470

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Event Details

***Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and guidelines limiting public gatherings, this program will be held virtually via Zoom. Registered participants will be sent the information to access the Zoom session via email.***

Do you love local history?  Here is your chance to learn about the Joliet Iron Works Site during a Zoom webinar broadcasted from Isle a la Cache Museum.  Learn how Joliet got the nickname “City of Stone and Steel.” A naturalist will share the stories of the men and machines that worked at this site, along with many other fascinating facts.

See photos of the stone foundations found at the Joliet Iron Works Site, many over 100 years old, and compare those to photos of when the site was in operation. We also have an archive of photographs to share from the site that includes workers, the iron plant in operation and of steel products being made. Many of these have never been seen before during previous onsite tours.

Have a question? Ask it in the chat box and we'll do our best to answer all your questions. 

Event Requirements

Registration is required.


The meeting ID and password for the Zoom session will be sent via email after registration.

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