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On the Road with SAH Chicago Chapter:
Explore LaSalle Peru, the Hegeler Carus Sites, Hotel Kaskaskia
the Premier Season of the I & M Canal Boat Tour

During the last half of the 19th century the Hegeler and Carus families settled in the Illinois River Valley forming a significant cultural, scientific and publishing empire. Their accomplishments include innovations in metallurgy and mining, philosophy and theology and considerable architectural patronage.

The Carus family sought the best in design talent.including the landmark 16,000 square foot residence by W. W. Boyington with lavish hand-painted and embellished interior by August Fiedler, an exquisite library setting by William LeBaron Jenney, an associated residence by Pond & Pond and even Mies van der Rohe advised the current Carus clan on their home in the late 195o's.

SAH Chicago Chapter’s exploration will include special access and Carus family members will be on-hand. Space is limited. Reserve early. Cost is $75 for members. $85 for non-members. $60 for student members and $70 for student non-members.

ITINERARY: Leave Prairie Av. Bookstore
418 S. Wabash 9:30 SHARP.
Fruit, OJ & Snacks on Bus

Tour Hegeler Carus Sites
11:45 – 1:30

Catered Lunch at HC Sites 1:30 – 2:15

Visit Hotel Kaskaskia
2:15 – 3:00

I & M Canal Boat Tour 3:15 – 4:15

Return Chicago (418 S. Wabash) 6:30

Watch this space for further info and a study guide for the trip.


The Hegeler Carus Foundation

The I & M Canal

Hotel Kaskaskia

W. W. Boyington

August Fiedler

Questions: Call Keith at 708-358-1394 or email sahchicago@gmail.com

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