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Posted on: August 29, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Get Your Tickets for the Elmhurst Quarry Tour

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Elmhurst Quarry Tour   

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Cost: $12 per person

Location: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst

More info: (Special Events section) or 630-833-1457

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility, a historic site generally closed to the public. Participants will learn about the quarry’s history, visit various areas including private quarry platforms, and see how DuPage County Stormwater Management operates the facility to reduce flooding. Tours will depart from Elmhurst History Museum’s Education Center via bus every 30 minutes from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and last approximately two hours. Some walking on uneven terrain and signed waiver required. Age restrictions: 10+, no exceptions. Maximum five tickets per person. Registration Required: Tickets go on sale Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. ONLINE ONLY on Eventbrite.

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