The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


The National Park Service, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior, has been entrusted with the care of the national parks since 1916 and helps Americans take care of their communities. With the help of volunteers and park partners, the Park Service safeguards nearly 400 places and shares their stories with more than 275 million visitors every year.

Partner Category: Public Agency

Centennial Activities

Calumet-Sag Trail

Federal, state and local intergovernmental collaboration and community support crystallized for the 26-mile Calumet-Sag Trail during the Burnham Plan Centennial. The trail runs through 14 communities in Chicago’s south and southwest suburbs following the Cal-Sag Channel, a major shipping route connecting the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal with Calumet Harbor and Lake Michigan. [MORE]

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