I&M Canal

175 Years

2023 is the 175th anniversary of the Illinois & Michigan Canal. Explore cities along the 96 mile trail with these maps!

I&M Canal Historic City Maps

Chicago - All 300+ local landmarks within Chicago; Historic Districts included

Lemont - Official listing of historic locations within National Historic District (ongoing)

Lockport - National Historic District along I&M Canal

Joliet - Nearly 100 locations ranging from local landmarks to National Historic Landmarks (ongoing)

Morris - I&M Canal town with historic downtown area

Ottawa - The gateway to Starved Rock, located at the confluence of the Fox and Illinois Rivers

LaSalle - The southern terminus of the I&M Canal, original map made by city of LaSalle

Online Resources

Historical Museums and Societies