The Radium Girls Memorial Ottawa, Illinois

The Radium Girls Memorial Ottawa, Illinois

History Tour By bike

Use our bikes or bring your own. Cover 7 miles of local history over 2 hours. See the ruins of a canal lock, the efforts of the CCC during the Great Depression and hear the stories of our pioneers in our oldest and most prestigious cemetery. Our most comprehensive tour.

Indian Burial Mounds& Forgotten Graveyards

The name says it all for this tour. Visit our local Indian Burial Mounds and three pioneer graveyards. We also make a very emotional stop at the graveyard of the LaSalle County Asylum. It is a drive/hike tour. We drive to locations and hike into the site. Longest hike is 1/4 mile.

 
Daniels Pioneer Cemetery, Ottawa, Illinois

Daniels Pioneer Cemetery, Ottawa, Illinois

History Tour Walking

Similar to our bike tour we focus on our beginnings and our path through today. We’ve done the research on the untold history of Starved Rock Country.

Haunted Ottawa History Tour (seasonal)

This tour changes every year. 2019 focuses on the lives and DEATHS of five of our citizens of the 1800’s. Also, mass graves, forgotten graveyards and paranomal events.