Calumet Heritage Partnership

Identifying, protecting, and preserving the natural, cultural, and recreational heritage of  the Calumet region of Illinois and Indiana
About CHP The Calumet Heritage Partnership is a diverse, bi-state partnership of environmental, cultural and historical organizations and individuals, libraries, educational institutions, municipalities, and governmental agencies.  Each partner is committed to celebrating, preserving and protecting the unique heritage of the Calumet region.


To identify, preserve, protect and reclaim the natural, historical, cultural and recreational heritage of the Calumet region of Illinois and Indiana for the purposes of educating and inspiring the public, restoring regional pride, and revitalizing our communities and their interconnectedness.

Remains of  ACME Steel



2011 Conference Paddling Trip Preview

The organizers of the paddling tour did a dry run for this year's conference.  Here are some photos.

before western avenue

Looking west just before Western Avenue.  The five bridges are
in the background and the MSD facility is on the right.

Division Street Bridge
Looking east, Division Street bridge.

Canal Wall
Canal wall west of the old locks.
The Old Lock

 The old lock.

See you at the Conference on Saturday October 22, 2011!