Past Event

Coal Mining in Northern Illinois

Brush up on local coal mining history as Richard Joyce prsents an overview of the industry from start to finish in northern Illinois during the Canal Corridor Association’s March dinner lecture. Discover the impacts of coal mining including: town development, how ethnic differences caused strife, and the social life in the coal town.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations required.

For more information and to reserve your seat, contact the Canal Corridor Association at (815) 223-1851.