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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The Geologic Story of Kankakee Valley

The Geologic Story of Kankakee Valley

Kankakee County Museum at Small Memorial Park 801 S. 8th Avenue | Kankakee, IL 60901 | 815-932-5279 kankakeecountymuseum@gmail.com

10/08/22 - 10/08/22 1pm
Come witness this exciting lecture about the geologic history and formation of Kankakee Valley, presented by local geology enthusiast and museum volunteer, Abigeil Davis. Ms. Davis will take the audience on a journey through time as told by the sedimentary rocks of the Kankakee Valley. Visitors will also enjoy viewing some of Abigeil’s personal collection of rocks gathered during her many adventures. Abigeil is currently studying geology as her major at North Carolina Central University.

Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

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