The Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower in Hartford has hosted a number of special events in recent years, and will soon have a new venue to host those of a musical variety. Bids will be let in January on an amphitheater project. The plan is for a modestly sized facility, capable of seating about 300 people.
Hartford Projects Manager Deanna Barnes says this will complete the vision planners had when drawing up the site several years ago.
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The Lewis & Clark Visitor's center and tower marks the starting point of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway, which has been named one of the "Seven Wonders of Illinois."