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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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Kankakee & Paleontology

French Heritage Museum 165 North Indiana Avenue | Kankakee, IL 60901 | 815-932-5279 kankakeecountymuseum@gmail.com


09/15/18 - 09/15/18 1PM
Join the Kankakee County Museum team at the French Heritage Museum to dive into Kankakee's earliest history! Mitchell Goodknecht, a Discovery Squad educator and docent at Chicago's Field Museum and Native of Kankakee County, will explore topics of Kankakee's pre-history, including the shallow sea and glaciers which created limestone and fossils in the area, local dinosaurs, and the glacier moraine between Kankakee and Chebanse. This event is interactive and designed for people of all ages!





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