Joliet in Will County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
I&M Canal Passage
Joliet limestone is a generic term, as rock from Lemont and Lockport are also sometimes referred to as Joliet limestone. This rock was also called Joliet marble, due to its ability to hold a polish. Dolomite, a form of limestone, is composed of calcium and magnesium carbonate. Most common calcium supplements are calcium carbonate.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
Location. 41° 31.533′ N, 88° 5.284′ W. Marker is in Joliet, Illinois, in Will County. Marker is on North Bluff Street north of West Jefferson Street (U.S. 30), on the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 N Bluff Street, Joliet IL 60435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From Prisons to Libraries (here, next to this marker); Quarry Workers / Joliet Stone (here, next to this marker); Lester Frank Ward / Fossils (here, next to this marker); Quarries Are Us (here, next to this marker); Prairie Band of Potawatomi (a few steps from this marker); Joliet's Business Center (a few steps from this marker); Market in Joliet (within shouting distance of this marker); Oneida Street Steps (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joliet.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.