A Hike Through This 12-Acre Wood In Illinois Is Like A Trip Back To The 1800s

The ultimate blast from the past can be found in Fulton, Illinois at a little-known nature walk that spans 12 acres. Tucked within the trees is an ancient village from the 1800s you’ve got to see to believe.

Get your walking shoes ready for an exciting adventure you’ll never forget. Scroll on for more details.

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Heritage Canyon is located at 515 N 4th St., Fulton, IL 61252, and you can learn more about it on its Facebook page or the city of Fulton’s official website.

For more fun with the past, check out 10 things about Illinois’ history you probably didn’t know.

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