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We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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Meet our local racers
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Sunset Stroll- North Schuyler
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Jun
Kankakee Farmers' Market
FARM TO FARM TABLE
Locavore brings the table to the farm in peaceful rural Kankakee County.
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Durham-Perry Farmstead

Durham-Perry Farmstead
459 N. Kennedy Dr | Bourbonnais, IL 60914
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The Durham-Perry Farmstead was one of the first pioneer settlements in the Kankakee River Valley. The farmstead was established in the 1830s by Thomas Durham( 1784-1854) making Durham the first non-Native American settler of the property. The State of Illinois and the National Park Service of the United States Department of Interior announced the listing of the Durham-Perry Farmstead in the National Register of Historical Places on March 31, 2006. It became the third Kankakee County Historic Landmark on February 13, 2013. http://www.btpd.org/park_history_4_2934382977.pdf

 


 

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