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Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site

Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site
402 South Lincoln Highway
Lerna, IL
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site preserves the site of the 1840s farm of Thomas and Sarah Bush Lincoln, father and stepmother of our 16th pres...
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Bethel School

Bethel School
Friends Creek Conservation Area, 13734 Friends Creek Park Road
Cisco, IL
The name "Bethel School" has a long history in Friends Creek Township. The first Bethel School built in the 1850's in Section 7 of the township was...
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Macon County History Museum

Macon County History Museum
5580 North Fork Road
Decatur, IL
Our Mission: To advance the study of history by providing a forum for public knowledge through the operation of its museum, library, archives, and...
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Walk in the Footsteps of Abraham Lincoln on the Paris-Springfield Road

Walk in the Footsteps of Abraham Lincoln  on the Paris-Springfield Road
4000 South Franklin Street Road
Decatur, IL
The Paris-Springfield Road was one of the earliest roads in Central Illinois . Named for the two towns it ran between (Paris, Illinois and Springfi...
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Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion

Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion
421 West William Street
Decatur, IL
History of the Oglesby MansionThe Oglesby LegacyHistorically, Richard J. Oglesby is recognized as Decatur's most distinguished citizen. He served h...
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James Millikin Homestead

James Millikin Homestead
125 North Pine Street
Decatur, IL
The James Millikin Homestead, located in Decatur, Illinois, is the former residence of James and Anna Millikin, founders of Millikin University, Mi...
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Homestead Prairie Farm

Homestead Prairie Farm
Rocksprings Conservation Area, 3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL
Homestead Prairie Farm is built around the Trobaugh-Good House located at Rock Springs Conservation Area. It has been restored to let visitors expl...
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Lincoln Home

Lincoln Home
426 South 7th Street
Springfield, IL
Lincoln's home in downtown Springfield has proved irresistible to visitors since it first opened to the public in 1887. Constructed in 1839 and bea...
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Morris-Butler House

Morris-Butler House
1204 N. Park Avenue
Indianapolis, IN
History:The Morris-Butler House in Indianapolis takes its name from two families who lived there in the nineteenth century. In 1864, John Morris co...
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Pullman National Monument

Pullman National Monument
11141 South Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL
Diverse people whose stories intertwine in Pullman sought opportunity. Some succeeded. Others were limited by race, gender, or economic status. The...
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Addison Historical Museum

Addison Historical Museum
135 West Army Trail Boulevard
Addison, IL
About Us The Addison Historical Museum is a three historic building complex. The museum is housed in the 1892 Balzer residence and contains disp...
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James O. Breen Community Park

James O. Breen Community Park
Campton Hills and Peck Roads
Saint Charles, IL
During the winter months, use the northeast entry gate to enter the park. The west entrance gate will be locked.2.56 acres fenced dog parkdoggy wat...
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Lewis and Clark State Historic Site

Lewis and Clark State Historic Site
One Lewis and Clark Trail
Hartford, IL
History: The Illinois Starting Point of the Lewis & Clark ExpeditionOn January 18, 1803, President Thomas Jefferson proposed the first official...
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Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
30 Ramey Street
Collinsville, IL
About Us:A World Treasure:In 1982, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), designated Cahokia Mounds a Worl...
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Lucas Bros. Honker Hill Winery

Lucas Bros. Honker Hill Winery
4861 Spillway Road
Carbondale, IL
About Us: The Lucas Brothers' Honker Hill Winery is a family-owned winery and vineyard. In 1980, the family purchased 90 acres of land and develop...
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Historic Forks of the Wabash

Historic Forks of the Wabash
3011 West Park Drive
Huntington, IN
Historic Forks of the Wabash preserves the story of the interaction between the Miami Indian nation, the European settlers, and the American govern...
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Scott Joplin House State Historic Site

Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
2658 Delmar
Saint Louis, MO
An authentic player piano fills the air with Scott Joplin melodies as you walk through the modest flat on Delmar Boulevard that Joplin and his wife...
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Carl Sandburg Historic Site

Carl Sandburg Historic Site
313 East Third Street
Galesburg, IL
The Carl Sandburg Historic Site is supported by the State of Illinois and the nonprofit Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association. The Association sp...
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Pomona Winery

Pomona Winery
2865 Hickory Ridge Road
Pomona, IL
Open: Year-Round About Us: After making wines for over a decade, we broke ground for the Pomona Winery in 1989, opening as a licensed winery in 1...
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First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site
200 South Main Street
St. Charles, MO
Located within a stone’s throw of the Missouri River and Katy Trail State Park, and in the heart of historic St. Charles, First Missouri State Capi...
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