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101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA

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  Welcome To The   LaSalle County Historical Society

Learn With Us Today!

The LaSalle County Historical Society campus is located on the banks of the historic Illinois & Michigan Canal and is situated in the quaint village of Utica, Illinois. Bordering beautiful Starved Rock State Park with an annual attendance of 2.2 to 2.8 million, it sits at the heart of one of Illinois’ top tourism destinations. Utica is easily accessible and conveniently located near where Interstates 80 and 39 meet. The Society’s exhibits and activities include: Canal Warehouse, Heritage Center, Canal Market, Blacksmiths Shop, One-Room Schoolhouse, and much more.


Open Hours

Fri: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun: 12:00pm - 4:00pm


Adult   $5

Seniors $4

Students (11+) $3

Children 10 and under Free

Upcoming Events
Casino Night
Thu, Apr 16
Apr 16, 6:00 PM
CatsEye, 724 La Salle St, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
Join us as we step back into time to the Roaring 20's!
Wild Bill Day’s
Sat, May 23
La Salle County Historical Museum
May 23, 12:00 PM – May 24, 4:00 PM
La Salle County Historical Museum, 101 E Canal St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
Join the LaSalle County Historical Society for our second year in hosting the Wild Bill Day’s May 23-24, 2020. Live Re-enactments and much more! Details to come shortly.
51st Annual Burgoo Festival
Sat, Oct 10
208 N Clark St
Oct 10, 11:00 AM – Oct 11, 5:00 PM
208 N Clark St, 208 N Clark St, North Utica, IL 61373, USA
Join the LaSalle County Historical Society in celebrating our 51st Annual Burgoo Festival. One of Illinois largest and longest running fall festivals held annually on Columbus Day weekend in the quaint village of North Utica. 350 vendors, Burgoo Stew (Sunday only), live entertainment and more!

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