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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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Apr
Createur Conference and Pitch Competition, hosted
20
Apr
KVTA’s Seussical
20
Apr
The Woman Who Would Not Be Silenced
FARM TO FARM TABLE
Locavore brings the table to the farm in peaceful rural Kankakee County.
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The Woman Who Would Not Be Silenced

The Woman Who Would Not Be Silenced

Kankakee County Museum 801 South 8th Ave | Kankakee, IL 60901 | 815.932.5279

Adult $10
04/20/24 - 04/20/24 2:00 pm
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard was committed to the Illinois State Hospital in 1860 and was kept under lock and key for three years, all the while protesting her sanity. To learn more, join us at the Kankakee County Museum for a fantastic presentation. The presenter, Laure Keyes, graduated from UW-Madison with a Master's Degree in Library Studies, and is a lifetime member of the Association of Lincoln Presenters. Laura recently won the Excellence in Performing Award from the Association.



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