Chapter 1
Chapter 1:

The Lake and the Corridor: Its Geology and Prehistoric Study

By Dr. Bonnie Styles
Museum Director Illinois State Museum

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Chapter 2
Chapter 2:

Portages, The French and The Fur Trade

By Harry Klinkhammer
Museum Coordinator, Isle a la Cache Museum

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Chapter 3
Chapter 3:

The Canal and The Corridor

By Ron Vasile

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Chapter 4
Chapter 4:

Settlements along the Illinois & Michigan Canal

By Lynne Mickle Smaczny
Executive Director, Will County Historical Society

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Chapter 5
Chapter 5:

The Canal, Railroads and Industrial Development

By Bruce Hodgdon
Media Liaison, Forest Preserve District of Will County

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Chapter 6
Chapter 6:

The Sanitary and Ship Canal, The Illinois Waterway and The Highways

By Anne Keating

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Chapter 7
Chapter 7:

Many Hands and a Great Deal of Work: The I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor

By Dr. Dennis Cremin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, History Department, Lewis University

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